NWS: Freezing Rain Possible Tonight in San Angelo
SAN ANGELO, TX – A strong cold front blowing through San Angelo and the Concho Valley Monday is bringing the chance of freezing rain to the area overnight.
According to the National Weather Service office in San Angelo, the cold front is bringing strong and gusty northerly winds into Tuesday morning. A Wind Advisory has been issued. Also, temperatures are expected to fall into the lower and middle 20s for much of the area by daybreak Tuesday, along with very cold wind chill readings between 5 and 15 degrees. Finally, a mix of light freezing rain and sleet is possible Monday night south of a San Angelo to Brady line. A light glaze of ice is possible, mainly across bridges and overpasses in the I-10 corridor, which would result in hazardous travel conditions.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for the area from 11 a.m. Monday morning until 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected. The advisory is for Sterling, Coke, Runnels, Irion, Tom Green, Concho, Crockett, Schleicher, Sutton, Coleman, Brown, McCulloch, San Saba, Menard, Kimble and Mason counties. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
The forecast is calling for a 30 percent chance of rain after 9a.m. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
For tonight, a chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9 p.m., then a chance of freezing rain and sleet between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 11 and 21. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
This is a developing weather situation.
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