Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:51 PM MST on December 04, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am CST /5 am MST/
Thursday to 6 am CST /5 am MST/ Friday...
* event... light accumulations of freezing rain... sleet and snow.
* Timing... Thursday morning through Friday morning.
* Impacts... dangerous driving conditions due to ice and snow
accumulations on roads including bridges and overpasses.
Stairways... walkways and windows may also become icy.
* Freezing rain accumulations up to one quarter inch. Snow and
sleet accumulations 1 to 2 inches.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Statement as of 1:56 PM MST on December 04, 2013
... Return of winter weather to West Texas and southeast New
Mexico Thursday and Thursday night...
Unseasonably warm temperatures today will turn sharply colder
late tonight with the arrival of another Arctic cold front. Highs
Thursday will range from the 20s in the northeast Permian Basin to
70s along the Rio Grande. Temperatures will become cold enough by
Thursday morning for a mix of freezing rain and sleet across
portions of the northeast... with light rain across the central
Permian Basin mixing with freezing precipitation during the
afternoon. By Thursday night the mix of freezing rain and sleet
will spread southward across the Permian Basin to the Davis
Mountains and lower trans Pecos... and westward to the Guadalupe
Mountains. The heavier precipitation totals are expected Thursday
night. Ice accumulations of less than one quarter inch are
possible along and north of the Pecos River... along with sleet and
snow accumulations of up to one inch for the the northern Permian
Basin and western Low Rolling Plains. A few locations could see
slick driving conditions as early as Thursday morning... but
widespread hazardous driving conditions are expected Friday morning
as roads become icy.
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