Statement as of 3:29 PM CST on December 19, 2013
... Winter weather possible for the panhandles Saturday...
The threat of winter weather will increase over portions of the Texas
and Oklahoma panhandles Saturday. Rain chances will initially increase
on Friday... however... the passage of a strong cold front during the
day on Saturday will transition precipitation to snow.
Current indications suggest light accumulating snowfall is likely
Saturday into Saturday night. Accumulations may range from a dusting
of snow up to 2 inches over the southern Texas Panhandle... with 2 to
5 inch accumulations possible over the northern Texas Panhandle and
the Oklahoma Panhandle with localized higher amounts. It also is
possible that some locations south of Interstate 40 will not see
Area residents and those planning travel across the Texas and
Oklahoma panhandles this weekend should stay up to date with the
latest weather information by listening to NOAA Weather Radio or
visiting our website at:
... Or by following the National Weather Service in Amarillo on facebook
Statement as of 5:14 PM CST on December 19, 2013
... Record high temperature set at Amarillo...
a record high temperature of 72 degrees was set at Amarillo today.
This breaks the old record of 71 set in 1921.