Wilbarger County under ice storm warning thru Wednesday — VISD closed Tuesday, late Wednesday
ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Significant icing. Additional ice accumulations of one tenth to four tenths of an inch. Light sleet accumulations are also expected. * WHEN...Until 1 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Prepare for possible power outages. VERNON ISD announced school would not begin until 10 a.m. Tuesday, with buses running two hours late Looking ahead
Another round of widespread precipitation will move in from the west Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as the upper-level low approaches from the west. More winter precipitation is likely across northwest/west-central Oklahoma. Parts of the Winter Weather Advisory out west may need to be upgraded to a Winter Storm and/or Ice Storm Warning as confidence increases.