NWS: Strong Cold Front Could Bring Icy Conditions


SAN ANGELO, TX – A strong cold front will move through West Central Texas Sunday evening bringing much colder temperatures and a chance for freezing rain Monday and Tuesday. 

According to the National Weather Service office in San Angelo, there is also an upper level disturbance moving in from the west Monday and Tuesday bringing periods of precipitation which will end on Wednesday. 

Surface temperatures will fall below freezing Monday night into Tuesday which will cause freezing rain across the Concho Valley and Big Country area. The freezing rain and sleet will cause area roadways to freeze over causing hazardous driving conditions. 

The winter-like conditions could affect pets outside, sensitive plants, and unprotected pipes. 

There is a 50 percent chance of rain Monday turning into freezing rain and sleet Monday night. The chance of freezing rain Monday night is 70 percent with temperatures dropping to the freezing mark of 32 degrees.

Streets and highways across West Central Texas could be icy for the morning commute Tuesday morning.  

On Tuesday, there is a 60 percent chance of rain or freezing rain with a high temperature of 38 degrees. 

Travelers are urged to stay updated on the developing weather conditions Sunday night through Wednesday. 


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