Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Portions of the Concho Valley
SAN ANGELO, TX -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Concho Valley tonight.
According to NWS forecasters, at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening temperatures were approaching the freezing mark in the parts of the Big Country. Sweetwater was 33 degrees while Rotan was around 34 degrees.
Some freezing drizzle could develop along and west of a line from Haskell to Sweetwater this evening. Patchy freezing drizzle can cause bridges to become icy.
Be sure to slow down on bridges and overpasses tonight. Mixed wintry precipitation is possible late tonight into Saturday morning and will likely result in icy bridges across the advisory area.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas along and west of a line from Bronte to Abilene to Throckmorton through Noon Saturday.
Widespread moderate to locally heavy rain will continue this afternoon and tonight across West Central Texas.
Minor street flooding and flooding of low water crossings will be possible.
Isolated thunderstorms will also be possible, with the main hazard being lightning.
Light sleet and snow accumulations may occur after midnight, mainly across the northwest Big Country.
Minor accumulations of sleet and snow will be possible, which may result in hazardous travel conditions.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the Big Country and northwest Concho Valley this evening through noon Saturday.