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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 5 Sep 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Wilmington NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. 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

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Labor Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Wilmington NC
 34.18°N 77.95°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:09 am EDT Sep 5, 2015
10am EDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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