A Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning for areas along and south of a line from Holdthwaite to Hillsboro to Sulphur Springs from Monday night until 6 p.m. Tuesday. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon on Tuesday for counties immediately north of the storm-warned area, including the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The temperature dropped below freezing Monday night and the freezing rain, sleet and even some snow started to fall.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for central parts of North Texas and is in effect until noon Tuesday. The advisory does include both Dallas and Fort Worth.
In the advisory area rain showers will mix with and change over to some light sleet Monday evening before changing over to light snow Monday night. Very light accumulation is expected and a low to medium impact on travel can be anticipated. Some slick spots will develop on roads by Tuesday morning.
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for areas east and south of DFW. This watch does not include Dallas or Fort Worth.
A more impactful situation will unfold Monday night and Tuesday as the storm system will have more moisture to work with. Rain will mix with and change over to freezing rain early Tuesday morning. It could stay as freezing rain long enough for a some ice accumulation before the changeover to snow takes place. An inch or two of snow will also be possible around Athens, Canton and Corsicana.