As we wait for the homestretch of winter to deliver us to the warm rays of spring, cold and dreary days continue to stand in the way.
Delaware should expect strong winds, rough seas and precipitation over the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service.
Today, a high of 44 degrees is accompanied by a 90% chance of precipitation and winds up to 5 mph.
By nightfall, the low will be around 33 degrees with winds up to 15 mph, and wind gusts as high as 25 mph. An 80% chance of rain is expected before 3 a.m., followed by little to no snow accumulation.
On Tuesday, there’s a chance of snow before 11 a.m., but little to no accumulation is expected. A 40% chance of rain will follow until 2 p.m., easing up afterward. Winds up to 30 mph will be present along with gusts as high as 45 mph.
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Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy with a low around 30 degrees.
Wednesday will bring us back into the sun’s good graces as the high hits 48 degrees and skies are mostly sunny. Winds around 25 mph, with wind gusts as high as 40 mph, will be present.
The low will fall to 31 degrees by Wednesday night. It will be blustery with clear skies.
A gale warning, cautioning northwest winds up to 35 knots and wind gusts up to 45 knots, has been issued for Delaware’s coastal waters and inland portions of Sussex County from 4 a.m. on Tuesday to 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Extremely rough waters are expected, and strong winds could reduce visibility or capsize or damage vessels.
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