Chance of hail today, snow this weekend

Snow covers Route 1 in Fenwick Island at daybreak. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)
Snow covers Route 1 in Fenwick Island after a February storm. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)

DELAWARE (3/17/2016) There’s a chance of thunderstorms with hail this afternoon and snow over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

This morning’s fog is expected to lift by 9 a.m. and be followed by showers later in the day.

A thunderstorm is possible between 3 and 4 p.m., forecasters say, and may include small hail and gusty winds.

The weekend forecast includes a slight chance of snow on Saturday night, with a stronger chance of precipitation- about 50 percent – on Sunday from a strong coastal storm that could include snow and rain.