Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dover Air Force Base (KDOV)

Lat: 39.13°NLon: 75.47°WElev: 30ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed S 1 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 3:58 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Dover DE

Flash Flood Watch July 28, 06:00pm until July 29, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Dover DE
 39.15°N 75.51°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:35 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
4am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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