Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday's Weather Concerns

The start of the Memorial day weekend will feature a number of weather hazards. Severe storms are expected in the north-central Plains and perhaps across New England. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Four Corners region. The Northwest will be unsettled with cooler temperatures, showers and mountain snow. A few record highs are likely in the south-central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 27 May 10:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elsmere DE

Flood Watch until May 28, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until May 28, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then isolated showers after 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then isolated showers after 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 5am. Low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Elsmere DE
 39.74°N 75.57°W (Elev. 98 ft)
10:54 pm EDT May 27, 2022
11pm EDT May 27, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2022
 
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