Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 15 Dec 8:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Chesapeake City MD

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  Areas of fog before 2pm. High near 52. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 40. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 9 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. Areas of fog before 2pm. High near 52. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 40. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Chesapeake City MD
 39.54°N 75.81°W (Elev. 49 ft)
9:39 am EST Dec 15, 2018
9am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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