Heavy Rain Threat Along Central Gulf Coast; Severe Weather Possible Across Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall remains likely along the central Gulf Coast through Friday, from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. This rainfall may be excessive and produce flash flooding across the saturated region. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will push into the Upper Midwest and may trigger severe thunderstorms today. These storms may contain hail and damaging winds from Minnesota to Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 20 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Sep 3:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elsmere DE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East 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

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East 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.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Elsmere DE
 39.74°N 75.6°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:15 pm EDT Sep 16, 2021
3pm EDT Sep 16, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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