Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dover Air Force Base (KDOV)

Lat: 39.13°NLon: 75.47°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 18 Dec 7:56 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Smyrna DE

Flood Watch December 20, 07:00pm until December 21, 07:00pm
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Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 51. East wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 50. East wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 51. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 50. East wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Smyrna DE
 39.29°N 75.6°W (Elev. 20 ft)
6:40 pm EST Dec 18, 2018
8pm EST Dec 18, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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