SAN ANGELO, TX – Heavy snow continues to fall in San Angelo with wind gusts covering roadways and dropping wind chill values to below zero.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, the temperature was 13 degrees with a wind chill of minus 3 degrees with north winds at 15 mph gusting to 25 mph. Wind speeds and gusts are forecast to increase Sunday afternoon.
The forecast calls for a 90% chance of snow to continue Sunday afternoon.
Watch time lapse video of the snow:
There is a Winter Storm Warning in effect for all of West Central Texas through at least noon Monday and a Wind Chill Warning until at least noon Monday.
A strong and dangerous arctic storm is blasting through Texas this Valentine's Day with a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow coupled with bone-chilling wind chill values endangering everyone and everything outside.
Heavy snow is expected with accumulations of up to six inches in the San Angelo area. Wind chill values are dropping Sunday and by Monday morning the wind chill factor will be around 20 degrees below zero.
Travel will be very difficult to impossible with blowing snow reducing visibility to near zero at times.
This is a dangerous storm. Wind chill values below zero can kill pets left outdoors, burst pipes and endanger livestock.
Officials have requested residents curtail electricity use to avoid power outages.
Officials have also requested motorists not travel at all and recommend keeping emergency supplies in vehicles. Blankets, food, water and a flashlight are recommended.
Road conditions are always available by calling 5-1-1.