Freezing weather to hit East Texas

30 December, 2017, 00:26 | Author: Courtney Perry
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An arctic front will move through around sunrise Saturday sending temperatures tumbling.

Temperatures by midnight on Monday will likely be below freezing, so make sure to bundle up Sunday night.

Wind chill values this morning are bottoming out near ZERO degrees in quite a few locations thanks to a gusty northeast wind tacked on to actual temperatures in the teens. High temperatures on New Year's day will stay below freezing with lows in the teens.

Clouds may begin to return Friday evening or early on Saturday as our winds become more westerly in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Temperatures will be quite chilly tonight with lows by Friday morning ranging from near 30 north of I-10 to the upper 30s at the coast. Monday would even see some wintry mix, but this all depends on the amount of moisture available along with the right temperatures through the atmosphere as the precipitation falls.

Buckle up for plenty of cold air the next several days! Temperatures remained well below freezing through the afternoon over most of the Ozarks with above freezing temperatures relegated to areas near and west of I-49.


"All of North and Central Texas have a potential of minor ice accumulation", according to a special weather notice. Highs will rise back into the 40s by Wednesday.

Overnight lows will dip into the mid 20s across the Big Country and 30s in the Concho Valley. Again, this is for next week; so, you don't need to do that now.

Final note, just be mindful of where you get weather information, and don't believe everything you see just because someone posted it on social media.

"If possible, consider amending plans to avoid traveling during this timeframe", according to the notice.

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