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

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 28 Jul 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington NC

Heat Advisory July 28, 11:00am until July 28, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. 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

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington NC
 34.2°N 77.92°W (Elev. 26 ft)
5:45 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
6am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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