NWS: Icy Commute Possible Tuesday Morning
SAN ANGELO, TX – Bridges and overpasses across the Concho Valley and in San Angelo could ice over early Tuesday morning according to information from the National Weather Service office in San Angelo.
A strong cold front and an upper level storm system will bring a period of cold and wet conditions for all of West Central Texas. Rain should spread into West Central Texas, from the west, this evening and continue through around noon Tuesday. Rain totals of 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch will be common for many locations.
Rainfall is moving northeast through the area at 7 p.m. tonight. After 7 p.m. look for the area of light rain to begin spreading eastward into the Concho Valley and San Angelo.
There`s a chance for a wintry mix of rain, sleet, and snow late tonight through tomorrow morning generally in the northern counties.
A few spots may see a dusting of snow resulting in slick spots on mainly elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.
There may be a brief period of time, beginning after midnight tonight, until around sunrise Tuesday, when temperatures may fall fast enough to allow light wintry precipitation to develop. This would be a mixture of light rain, light snow, and sleet. A few areas may see a brief period of moderate snowfall. This could be heavy enough to produce a dusting of accumulation that may create icy spots on roadways. Everyone who may need to be outside on Tuesday morning should remain weather aware with the latest forecast.
The forecast calls for rain with a low around 34 degrees with temperatures below freezing in low lying rural areas. Winds will be northeast t 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Rain is likely Tuesday before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 46. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
This is a developing weather situation.
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