Excessive Heat for the Central and Eastern U.S.; Severe Weather from the Plain into the Great Lakes

Excessive heat will affect the center and eastern portions of our country today with numerous record highs are expected. The combination of heat and humidity, along and ahead of cold front, will focus showers and thunderstorms. Storms could be severe from the western High Plains, Midwest into the Great Lakes region; Locally heavy rainfall may result in isolated instances of flash flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 15 Jul 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Edgemoor DE

Excessive Heat Watch July 17, 06:00am until July 17, 08:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning July 15, 11:31am until July 17, 06:00am
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Excessive Heat Watch
Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning July 15, 11:31am until July 17, 06:00am

    NOW until 6:00am Wed

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    High: 96 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest 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.

    Low: 76 °F

    Heavy Rain
    then Mostly
    Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 99 °F

    Hot

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 79 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 94 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 74 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 85 °F

    Chance
    Showers

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Low: 67 °F

    Partly Cloudy

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest 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.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Edgemoor DE
 39.75°N 75.49°W (Elev. 0 ft)
10:11 am EDT Jul 15, 2024
11am EDT Jul 15, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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