Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 3 Mar 3:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

New Castle DE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
New Castle DE
 39.67°N 75.56°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:11 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
3am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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