A powerful area of low pressure in the Upper Midwest will give way to an active Southern U.S. system early this week. On Monday, severe thunderstorms are possible across the eastern half of Texas. Also, heavy to excessive rainfall is likely from the southern Plains into the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley. This whole storm will move into the South and Mid South on Tuesday.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM CDT this afternoon
- Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations between 2 and 5 inches, with some sleet mixed in. Locally higher snow amounts are possible. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.
- Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of heavy falling snow and blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the Monday morning commute. A few power outages are possible.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
- Northwest winds around 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
- Impacts: Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 12 PM MDT this afternoon
- Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations between 1 and 3 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
- Impacts: Travel could be very difficult due to heavy wet snow accumulations, strong winds, and very poor visibility. The combination of heavy wet snow, along with the strong winds, may result in tree and power line damage causing sporadic power outages. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning commute.
Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening
- Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
- Impacts: Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs may be blown down. Expect strong crosswinds on area roadways. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.