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Winter Weather Advisory thru Wednesday


* WHAT...Sleet and freezing rain. Additional sleet accumulations
  of up to one quarter of an inch and ice accumulations of up to
  two tenths of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, northwest,
  southern, southwest and western Oklahoma and northern Texas.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.


Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Precipitation will expand back to the north during the morning on
Tuesday with a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow from south to
north. Heavier precip amounts still appear to be across southern
Oklahoma southward into Texas with some potential of 0.25 to as much
as a half inch of ice accumulation near the Red river, thus the
Winter Storm Watch. However, with the potential for more sleet than
perhaps previously thought. limiting the ice accumulations, am
reluctant to upgrade to a warming at this time.

Many of the highres models/cams show this as more of a transitory
area of precip as well, mainly impacting the area from around
sunrise through early afternoon before moving east of the area. Then
much of the area is dry as we go into Tue night. Will however at
this point maintain precip chances across the south Tue night, but
will need to continue to watch trends to see if this southern shift

Upper trough approaches from the southwest Wednesday and some lower
level waa may allow temps to rise above freezing across much of the
area by Wed afternoon, allowing a transition to just a cold rain by
this time. As we cool some Wed night, may see some freezing rain
again for a short time early Thursday morning along and north of I-
40 with rain farther south before all the precip ends by late in the

Still on track for a period of dry and warmer weather as go into the

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