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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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 10:51 am EDT

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°N Lon: 75.61°W Elev: 72ft.

For More Weather Information:

Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

2 Miles NW Wilmington DE

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    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 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Periods of rain, mainly after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 51. East wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Periods of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 67. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles NW Wilmington DE
 39.76°N 75.54°W
Last Update: 9:36 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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