Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Overcast

22°C

71°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 7 km/h
Barometer 1012.9 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 Sep 10:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 17. South wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 17. South wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE
 39.67°N 75.62°W (Elev. 15 m)
11:15 pm EDT Sep 27, 2020
11pm EDT Sep 27, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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