Hazardous Heat Expanding into the Central and Eastern U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms in the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley

Hazardous heat will expand in coverage over portions of the central and eastern U.S. into next week. Confidence is increasing in dangerous, potentially deadly heat, particularly for urban areas in the Southeast and East Coast beginning Monday. Multiple clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 14 Jul 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Yorklyn DE

Excessive Heat Watch July 17, 06:00am until July 17, 08:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning until July 17, 06:00am
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Excessive Heat Watch
Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 17, 06:00am

    NOW until 6:00am Wed

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Low: 74 °F

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Mostly
    Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind around 5 mph.

    High: 96 °F

    Sunny

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 74 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 77 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 94 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Low: 72 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 85 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South 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.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Yorklyn DE
 39.77°N 75.66°W (Elev. 299 ft)
4:12 pm EDT Jul 14, 2024
6pm EDT Jul 14, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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