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The official real-time weather and climate data repository for Delaware.
The official real-time weather and climate data repository for Delaware.

Delaware Weather Hazard Index

Delaware Weather Hazard Index

Delaware Weather Hazard Index

48 Hour Regional Hazards

Valid Through:
48 Hour Potential Threats:
Maximum Risk
Not Available
Minimal
Low
Moderate
Extreme
N/A
Minimal
Low
Moderate
Extreme

Delaware Weather Hazard Index Application Information

Purpose:

The Delaware Weather Hazard Index incorporates data from the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) and the Delaware Bay Operational Forecast System (DBOFS) to visually represent the severity of meteorological hazards across Delaware and regions nearby.

Features:

  • Forecasting length: Approximately 2 days
  • Grid Resolution: 5 km
Hazards Low Moderate High
Heat Index 100℉ 105℉ 110℉
Wind Chill 0℉ -10℉ -20℉
Max Wind Gust 40 mph 50 mph 60 mph
48hr Rainfall 1 in 3 in 5 in
48hr Snowfall 2 in 4 in 8 in
48hr Ice Accum. 0.01 in 0.10 in 0.25 in
Convective Outlook Marginal / Slight Enhanced / Moderate High
Coastal Water Level *Varies by county

Considerations:

Water level data is included along select areas near the coastline of Delaware. Surge impacts are highly variable on a sub 5 km scale and thus the localized risk may vary significantly.

Center for Environmental Monitoring & Analysis
College of Earth, Ocean, & Environment
216 Pearson Hall | University of Delaware | Newark, DE 19716-2541
Phone: (302) 831-2294 • Fax: (302) 831-6654 • © 2020