Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 18 Jan 10:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington DE

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of snow between noon and 1pm, then rain and snow after 1pm.  High near 36. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow before 7pm, then rain and snow between 7pm and 8pm, then rain after 8pm.  Low around 35. East wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then snow likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a north wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of snow between noon and 1pm, then rain and snow after 1pm. High near 36. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow before 7pm, then rain and snow between 7pm and 8pm, then rain after 8pm. Low around 35. East wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely between 10am and 11am, then snow likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a north wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington DE
 39.73°N 75.55°W (Elev. 66 ft)
9:39 am EST Jan 18, 2019
11am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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