First taste of winter: Snow arrives today, rain and snow may continue tonight

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

Snow will move into the region today, with possible snowfall accumulations of around 1 inches in isolated locations, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Today’s high will be in the mid-30s.

A slight chance of rain showers may occur before 4 p.m., followed by a slight chance of rain and snow afterwards. Untreated roads and elevated surfaces, such as bridges and overpasses, may develop some slick spots.

Rain and snow are likely tonight, mainly before 1 a.m. Some snow showers may continue afterwards. Areas of fog may settle in. Otherwise, it will be cloudy with an overnight just above freezing, around 31 degrees.

On Sunday there is a chance of rain and snow, mainly before 1 p.m. with some snow showers possible between 1 and 3 p.m. Skies will be cloudy and the high temperature will be near 38 degrees.

Sunday night will be mostly cloudy with an overnight low around 27 degrees.

A slight warmup begins Monday, which will be partly sunny with a high near 40 degrees. Rain arrives Monday night with breezy conditions. The overnight low will be around 34 degrees.

Tuesday will be breezy and warmer with a high near 50 degrees. However, it also will be wet.

The rain and winds continue Tuesday night, which will have an overnight low around 34 degrees.

Rain and snow are in the forecast for Wednesday, mainly before 1 p.m. Otherwise the day will be partly sunny with a high near 39 degrees. Wednesday night brings breezy and mostly cloudy conditions with a low of 30 degrees.

Thursday will be partly sunny with a high near 44 degrees. Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with an overnight low around 25 degrees.

There is a chance of rain and snow.

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