... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
noon CST Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for freezing rain... sleet... and snow... which is in
effect from 3 PM this afternoon to noon CST Thursday. The Winter
Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.
* Timing... from 3 PM Wednesday through noon Thursday.
* Precipitation type... freezing rain... sleet... and snow.
* Accumulation... 1/10 to 1/4 inch of ice... then up to 3 inches of
sleet and snow possible.
* Temperatures... falling below freezing late afternoon to early
evening. Lows in the mid to upper 20s Wednesday night.
* Impacts... accumulating ice... sleet... and snow will create
hazardous travel conditions... beginning Wednesday evening and
continuing through Thursday morning.
Slow down and use caution while driving. Bridges and overpasses
will be the first places that icy spots will develop. Do not slam
on the brakes when approaching an icy bridge or overpass.
Instead... maintain a constant safe speed and coast across the ice.
If you start to slide or skid... calmly steer in the direction of
the skid to straighten the vehicle out and regain control.
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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:56 AM CST on March 04, 2015
Statement as of 10:58 AM CST on March 04, 2015
... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
6 am CST Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 6 am CST
* Timing... strong north winds are expected late this afternoon
through early tomorrow morning.
* Winds... sustained north winds of 25 to 35 mph with wind gusts
between 35 and 40 mph.
* Impacts... strong north winds may result in driving
difficulties on east- west oriented roadways... especially for
lightweight and high- profile vehicles. Strong north winds
combined with expected wintry precipitation will reduce
visibilities. In addition... strong north winds combined with
cold temperatures will result in wind chill values in the single
digits and teens.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to 30
mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should
use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may
wish to take action to secure trash cans... lawn furniture... and
other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the