Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Castle DE

Heat Advisory until August 21, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  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 and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  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: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
New Castle DE
 39.67°N 75.59°W (Elev. 39 ft)
6:42 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
9pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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