Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 16 Jan 12:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow.  Low around 30. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 1pm, then snow.  High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Snow. Low around 30. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Rain before 1pm, then snow. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Wilmington, New Castle County Airport DE
 39.65°N 75.62°W (Elev. 49 ft)
12:39 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
1pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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