A winter storm watch has been issued for the Texarkana area for Wednesday evening through Thursday morning.
The watch advises that freezing rain is expected during the evening hours Wednesday which will transition to sleet and snow before ending Thursday morning.
… WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING…
* EVENT… RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND EVENTUALLY TO SLEET.
* TIMING… WINTER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED DURING THE EVENING HOURS WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY A TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW DURING BEFORE ENDING.
* IMPACT… FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW… SLEET… OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
… WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…