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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Aug 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Topsail Beach NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. 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: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth 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%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Topsail Beach NC
 34.42°N 77.64°W (Elev. 30 ft)
7:48 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
8pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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