Much of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma was under a winter weather advisory earlier today.
National Weather Service forecasters say a mixture of light freezing rain, sleet, and snow affected most of the area as an upper level disturbance moves east over the cold air at the surface.
Forecasters say precipitation amounts will be light until this afternoon, when it’s expected to change to a cold rain. Temperatures across the area were near or just below freezing this morning, but are expected to slowly warm through the day. By early afternoon, temperatures should be above freezing across most of the area.
Some roadways, especially bridges and overpasses could quickly become slick. Motorists are urged to allow extra time for their trip and be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions.
A winter weather advisory means that periods of winter precipitation may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and plan on some travel delays.
KXII Meteorologist Tom Miller's Forecast
Precipitation over west Texas this morning has moved over parts of Texoma . The battle between cold dry air and warm moist advection from east to southeast winds will at first make the precipitation light with light rain into Thursday. The atmosphere will be favorable for some cold rain this afternoon. Cold temperatures will stay around Texoma into early next week with the chance of cold rain at times mixed with sleet or snow tonight into Friday morning.
Today, mostly cloudy, high 37, S.E. 10-15, 70% rain, at times mixed with sleet or light snow
Tonight, cloudy, low 32, 70% rain at times mixed
Thursday, cloudy, high 36, N.E. 5-15, 50% rain at times mixed with sleet or snow
Friday, partly cloudy, low 29, high 34, 20% morning snow
Saturday, mostly sunny, low 22, high 34
Sunday, partly cloudy, low 21, high 42
Monday, partly cloudy, low 25, high 42
Tuesday, partly cloudy, low 32, high 46