Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Aug 2:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Port Penn DE

Heat Advisory August 19, 10:00am until August 20, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light south wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light south wind.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Port Penn DE
 39.5°N 75.65°W (Elev. 49 ft)
12:41 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
3am EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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