• Tonight

    Feb 28

    Lo 19°

    Increasing clouds; very cold

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      38°
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Mar 1

    32°Lo 32°

    Ice in the p.m.; a bit of ice

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    40°Lo 20°

    Clouds breaking; not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    39°Lo 37°

    Rain and sleet in the p.m.

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      73%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    58°Lo 32°

    Warmer with rain and drizzle

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      79%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
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Hi 32° RealFeel® 30° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Periods of freezing rain in the afternoon; otherwise, a bit of ice in the morning; cloudy and cold

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0.16 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0.16 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 32° RealFeel® 26° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 7 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Periods of rain and freezing rain in the evening; otherwise, considerable clouds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 1

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  Today Normal Record 3/1/2014
High 32° 48° N/A 44°
Low 32° 31° N/A 15°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:41 AM with 11:19 of sunlight, then sets at 6:00 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:35 PM with 14:05 of moolight, then sets at 4:40 AM

Capitol Heights Weather Report

DC: More Storms, Less Extreme Cold to Start March

February 28, 2015; 6:12 PM ET

While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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