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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 15 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 19 Apr 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

New Castle DE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
New Castle DE
 39.67°N 75.56°W (Elev. 3 ft)
12:37 pm EDT Apr 19, 2018
1pm EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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