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NWS Wilmington NC: Hard Freeze Tonight; Warming Up Next Week

* Hard Freeze Tonight; Warming Up Next Week *


  • Patchy black ice, especially for elevated roadways and bridge decks
  • Long outdoor exposure times could be hazardous without proper dress
  • Rough sea conditions, especially for small craft
  • Minor flooding of navigational locks, property, and boat landings along rivers, streams, and intracoastal waterway
  • Early blooming plants will need protection from sub-freezing temperatures

Forecast Confidence

  • High

Timing and Strength (see attached pdf for more details)

  • Clearing skies today with gusty north winds
  • Sub-freezing temperatures tonight and Saturday night; chances for frost
  • Hazardous gale conditions today; small craft hazards through Saturday
  • Warming up by the middle of next week
  • Next chances for widespread rainfall early next week (see attached SimRadar.gif)

Questions?  Contact NWS Wilmington at (910) 762-4289 for 24/7 forecaster assistance.

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