Winter Storm Could Bring Snow, Sleet To Parts Of North Texas
A winter weather advisory will be in effect Wednesday for Tarrant and Denton counties, as well as areas northwest of Fort Worth.
Snow and sleet are expected to develop late Tuesday into Wednesday morning. Parts of Tarrant and Denton counties could see a bit of snow -- less than an inch.
Slick roads and bridges could affect traffic, according to the National Weather Service.
Other areas northwest of Dallas-Fort Worth -- cities like Bowie, Jacksboro and Graham -- could get 2 to 3 inches of sleet and snow.
12:30 pm forecast update: A winter storm warning is now in effect for western areas of North Texas. The rest of the watch has transitioned to a winter advisory. The main forecast change is we are expecting more sleet and less snow, but travel impacts still likely! #dfwwx #ctxwx pic.twitter.com/o8sUR9LoYR— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) February 4, 2020
Dallas County and other areas east of Dallas may only get rain on Wednesday.
Winter storm forecast for Wichita Falls
A winter storm warning will be in effect for the Wichita Falls area from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Heavy snow's expected -- anywhere from 4 to 8 inches. The National Weather Service warns that hazardous weather conditions could affect morning and evening commutes.
While temperatures were in the 60s Tuesday morning across North Texas, National Weather Service meteorologist Monique Sellers said temperatures were expected to fall 10 to 12 degrees over just a few hours.
“It will be a little bit cooler on the ride home today than it is on the ride to work for a lot of people," she said. "The temperatures will really drop tonight and that is when we will see the first below-freezing temperatures to move into the region."
KERA's Ana Perez contributed to this report.