Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

A Few Clouds

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Aug 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington DE
 39.73°N 75.52°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:37 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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