On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 3 Sep 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newark DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Newark DE
 39.67°N 75.76°W (Elev. 171 ft)
3:37 pm EDT Sep 3, 2015
5pm EDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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