... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 9 PM CST Friday...
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to
9 PM CST Friday.
* Timing... rain will change to freezing rain from west to east
overnight tonight and early Friday. The precipitation will
gradually change to sleet and possibly snow... before coming to
an end early Friday evening.
* Amounts... ice accretion of around one half inch is expected on
Friday... with localized amounts up to three quarters of an inch
possible. An inch of sleet and snow will also be possible
before it comes to an end Friday afternoon and evening.
* Main impacts... this is a major winter storm. Treacherous driving
conditions will develop late tonight and continue through Friday
evening. In addition... scattered power outages will likely develop
given the accumulation of ice expected.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If
you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.