Winter Storm Bearing Down On Wilmington
Snowfall to be followed by arctic cold front.
Wilmington residents are gearing up for the latest blast from old man winter.
A 1-2 punch is expect to roll across the region in the next couple of days, with a snowfall to be followed by a blast of frosty temperatures.
According to the National Weather Service, a storm front will dump a possible 3 to 5 inches Monday night on the area. Temperatures will drop into the teens with light, variable winds.
The snow will continue into Tuesday morning, with another 1 to 2 inches of accumulation possible, ending around noon.
As the snow leaves, the cold front will move in. Temperatures Tuesday night are expected to drop to 5 degrees with a wind chill of -7. Winds will be from 7-13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
On Wednesday, things won't get much warmer, with a high of 17 degrees with wind gusts up to 29 mph and wind chill values as low as -8. You'll need to bundle up again Wednesday night, as temperatures to drop to a low around 1.
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