Significant Wind Damage Possible Overnight in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Widespread severe thunderstorms with winds locally exceeding hurricane force will result in significant severe wind damage overnight along a corridor from northeastern Minnesota across Wisconsin to southwest Lower Michigan. Very hot to excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 23ft.

Fair

22°C

71°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1015.7 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Jul 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington, New Hanover International Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 32. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 31. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 32. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 31. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 29. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington, New Hanover International Airport NC
 34.27°N 77.91°W (Elev. 7 m)
6:23 am EDT Jul 29, 2021
6am EDT Jul 29, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2021
 
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