Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rainfall on the East Coast

Scattered severe thunderstorms may continue Friday over the Carolinas and along the East Coast north into parts of the Mid-Atlantic. Damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes are the primary threats. Across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, localized flash and urban flooding impacts are possible due to potentially heavy rainfall, particularly over steep terrain and in vulnerable urban areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hockessin DE

Flood Watch May 27, 01:00pm until May 28, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Areas of drizzle, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Areas Drizzle
    and Areas Fog
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 63. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly 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 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of drizzle, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 63. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Hockessin DE
 39.77°N 75.68°W (Elev. 299 ft)
7:11 am EDT May 27, 2022
8am EDT May 27, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2022
 
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