Severe Weather and Flood Potential for the East; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest and Alaska

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall will affect the eastern portions of the country today. Across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains, showers with the chance for severe thunderstorms later today. For the Southwest and southern portions of Alaska, fire weather concerns expected today and could extend into the holiday weekend. Rip currents are possible for the east coast and Puerto Rico. 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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 27 May 2:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hockessin DE

Flood Watch until May 28, 12:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 07:00pm
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Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until May 28, 12:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 27, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  High near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. High near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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 59. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Hockessin DE
 39.8°N 75.71°W (Elev. 384 ft)
3:01 pm EDT May 27, 2022
3pm EDT May 27, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2022
 
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