... Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Thursday night through
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from late Thursday night through
* Timing... rain is expected to develop on Thursday across the
warning area... with rain mixing with or changing to freezing
rain as temperatures fall late Thursday into Friday morning. The
threat of freezing rain will continue into Saturday. Some sleet
and snow will likely mix in across the southwestern Panhandle
and northern South Plains in this same time frame.
* Main impact... one quarter to one half inch of freezing rain
will likely accumulate on powerlines, bridges, and other
elevated surfaces. Some ice accumulations could occur on primary
roads. 1 to 2 inches of sleet and snow may accumulate across the
southern Panhandle and northern South Plains.
* Other impacts... significant ice accumulations could result in
power outages. Also very low wind chills Friday morning are
expected with values in the teens... with single digit wind
chills possible over the southwestern Panhandle.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
accumulations of snow... sleet... or ice that will impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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Statement as of 10:27 AM CST on November 25, 2015