Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wilmington, New Castle County Airport (KILG)

Lat: 39.67°NLon: 75.61°WElev: 72ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.61 in (1036.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 11:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Elsmere DE

Winter Weather Advisory February 20, 07:00am until February 20, 09:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Light northeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet between 3pm and 5pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm.  High near 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly before 5am.  Low around 34. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Light northeast wind.
Wednesday
Snow before 3pm, then snow and sleet between 3pm and 5pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm. High near 34. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly before 5am. Low around 34. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Elsmere DE
 39.74°N 75.6°W (Elev. 98 ft)
11:29 pm EST Feb 19, 2019
12am EST Feb 20, 2019-6pm EST Feb 25, 2019
 
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