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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Aug 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elsmere DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 6 to 8 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: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Elsmere DE
 39.74°N 75.6°W (Elev. 98 ft)
6:36 pm EDT Aug 17, 2017
7pm EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2017
 
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