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Winter Storm Bearing Down On Wilmington

Snowfall to be followed by arctic cold front.

Winter Storm Bearing Down On Wilmington

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. 

Stay with Wilmington Patch for the latest local weather information.

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