Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to 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 forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dover Air Force Base (KDOV)

Lat: 39.13°NLon: 75.47°WElev: 30ft.

Partly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 20 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Smyrna DE

Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 10:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Wed

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 13 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

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 10 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

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North 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

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. 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: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North 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.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Smyrna DE
 39.29°N 75.6°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:07 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
5pm EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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