Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 23ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 24 Sep 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Topsail Beach NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Topsail Beach NC
 34.38°N 77.62°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:03 am EDT Sep 24, 2018
1pm EDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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