Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newport DE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Low around 49. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Low around 49. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Newport DE
 39.72°N 75.61°W (Elev. 89 ft)
8:23 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
9pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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