Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 23 Jul 8:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Wilmington DE

Excessive Heat Warning July 23, 11:00am until July 25, 06:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  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: 98 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. 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

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. 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, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. 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 94.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Wilmington DE
 39.76°N 75.54°W (Elev. 92 ft)
6:35 am EDT Jul 23, 2016
9am EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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