SAN ANGELO, TX – Bitterly cold temperatures will occur in the Concho Valley through Friday morning allowing existing ice and snow to remain.
According to the National Weather Service office in San Angelo the temperature Wednesday will be steady around 23 degrees under cloudy skies with north winds at 10 to 15 mph creating wind chill values between 12 and 18 degrees.
Wednesday night the temperature will drop to 14 degrees continuing dangerous driving conditions. Temperatures and wind chill values that low creates deadly conditions for outdoor pets and will burst pipes.
Thursday will look much like Wednesday with temperatures around 23 degrees and wind chill values between zero and 10 degrees so snow and ice covered streets will remain.
Thursday night the temperature will drop to 12 degrees and then this deadly cold spell comes to an end Friday with temperatures finally rising above freezing reaching 50 degrees Friday afternoon.
The warming trend Friday continues through next week and will melt all the ice and snow and roadways will return to normal.
Temperatures will gradually warm up with 60s for highs Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The afternoon high temperature on Tuesday is forecast to be 70 degrees.