Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 15 Aug 7:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: 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 90. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
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 90. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE
 39.67°N 75.62°W (Elev. 49 ft)
7:25 pm EDT Aug 15, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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