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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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Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 8:51 am EDT

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°N Lon: 75.61°W Elev: 72ft.

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

5 Miles S Charlestown MD

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind around 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 61. East wind 11 to 16 mph.
Sunday Night
Periods of rain, mainly after 11pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 51. East wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Periods of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 5 Miles S Charlestown MD
 39.51°N 75.96°W
Last Update: 6:35 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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