NWS: Freezing Rain to the North and Street Flooding in San Angelo Through Friday
SAN ANGELO, TX – Streets were flooding in San Angelo Thursday afternoon and forecasters with the National Weather Service office in San Angelo were warning of freezing rain in the Big Country by Friday morning.
Scattered light rain was falling across West Texas while thunderstorms dropped heavy rain in places especially across San Angelo.
Midland NWS was reporting light ice with freezing rain from Snyder to Abilene.
The NWS radars in Abilene and San Angelo were down and technicians were working to correct the issue Thursday afternoon.
According to the NWS, freezing rain is possible generally along and north of Interstate 20 Thursday evening and overnight. Showers and a few thunderstorms will expand in coverage through the overnight hours. The main threat will be dangerous cloud to ground lightning.
Pockets of heavier rainfall will be possible Friday. These pockets may be heavy enough to produce localized flooding of low lying areas. Dangerous cloud to ground lightning will also be possible.
There's a 90 percent chance of rain through midnight Friday with daytime temperatures in the 40s and 50s with temperatures dropping overnight to the upper 30s.
This is a developing weather situation and if freezing precipitation is possible closer to San Angelo we will update this story as that information becomes available.
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