Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Oh baby it's cold outside!
Winter Storm Warning in effect for all of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles through Tuesday evening... Very light snow will continue across much of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.
Snowfall rates will generally be light...less than half of an inch per hour. Temperatures across the region are already near zero and should continue to slowly fall through mid morning. In addition...strong northerly winds of 25 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to 45 mph will continue.
These strong winds will lead to areas of blowing snow...and wind chill values well below zero. Wind chill values through 10 am will range from -15 to -30 degrees. Visibilities could be near or below 1 mile due to blowing snow through this time as well.
Areas of blowing snow through the day. Windy. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Total snow accumulation 2 to 3 inches. Highs around 15. North winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent. Lowest wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero in the morning.
Posted by Steve Douglass at 7:31 AM