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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 3:53 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°N Lon: 77.9°W Elev: 33ft.

For More Weather Information:

Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

Wilmington NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 66. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Wilmington NC
 34.2°N 77.92°W
Last Update: 3:53 pm EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2015
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