... Ice Storm Warning in effect from midnight Thursday night to
noon CST Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued an Ice Storm
Warning... which is in effect from midnight Thursday night to noon
CST Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* Event... rain showers will transition to freezing rain Thursday
night with periods of freezing rain expected through midday
Saturday across the majority of the Texas Panhandle and eastern
Oklahoma Panhandle. Ice accumulations of one quarter to one half
inch are expected with locally higher amounts possible. Sleet will
likely mix in from time to time.
* Timing... rain will change over to freezing rain Thursday night and
persist through Saturday.
* Impacts... roads... bridges... and overpasses in the watch area will
likely become slick and hazardous due to accumulating ice.
Exercise caution and be prepared for Road closures if travel is
An Ice Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected. Significant amounts of ice accumulations will make
travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly discouraged
Thursday night through Saturday. Commerce will likely be severely
impacted. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and
water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Ice accumulations and
winds will likely lead to snapped power lines and falling tree
branches that add to the danger.
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Statement as of 3:29 PM CST on November 25, 2015