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NOWCAST For NEW CASTLE County: 0-6 Hour Forecast
Issued at 650 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

.NOW...
Light snow will continue to move into portions of southern New
Jersey and northern portions of southeast Maryland and northern
portions of Delaware. Snow will mix with some sleet, and then will
eventually change to rain going through this evening.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For NEW CASTLE County,DE

343 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

   FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON  
   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO NOON EST SUNDAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Delaware and 
southern New Jersey.

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.
   Coastal Flood Advisory.

Rain will come to an end by midday Sunday as a strong cold front 
moves through with strong northwest winds and rapidly falling 
temperatures as arctic air rapidly moves in. This will lead to quick 
refreezing of wet surfaces and icy conditions. 

Dangerous wind chills are possible Sunday night through Tuesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

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7-Day Forecast For NEW CASTLE County, DE
Issued at 630 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON


COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO NOON EST SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Snow likely this evening. Rain. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the upper 30s. Temperature rising into the mid 40s after midnight. East winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy with rain in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Breezy and not as cool with highs around 50. Temperature falling into the upper 20s in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, increasing to northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Blustery and much colder with lows around 9 above. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Wind chill values as low as 9 below after midnight.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Sunny, brisk and much cooler with highs around 18. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Wind chill values as low as 11 below in the morning.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear, brisk, cold. Near steady temperature around 14. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, diminishing to 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph after midnight. Wind chill values as low as 3 below.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Not as cool with highs in the upper 20s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Snow likely in the morning. Rain likely. Not as cool with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Rain likely, mainly in the evening. Cooler with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Cooler with highs in the upper 30s. Chance of snow 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 30.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Delaware
                             DELAWARE                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
JANUARY 19TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1810...
The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and
accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy
struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum)
...1933...
Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state
record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1977...
Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern
Florida. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of
snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in
Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the
Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi
Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with
31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a
tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees
below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK
was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary)
...1990...
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one
person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the
Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon.
Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and
Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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