Category Archives: Winter Storm Warning

Ice Storm Likely for Dallas/Fort Worth TX Metroplex

Here is the latest statement from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, TX detailing a high likely hood of a lethal ice storm…

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
418 AM CST SAT NOV 23 2013

TXZ093-103-104-118>120-133-144-156-157-231830-
/O.UPG.KFWD.WS.A.0001.131124T1200Z-131125T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KFWD.WS.W.0001.131124T1200Z-131125T1800Z/
GRAYSON-DENTON-COLLIN-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-JOHNSON-BOSQUE-
LAMPASAS-CORYELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SHERMAN…DENISON…DENTON…
LEWISVILLE…FLOWER MOUND…THE COLONY…PLANO…FORT WORTH…
ARLINGTON…DALLAS…ROCKWALL…CLEBURNE…BURLESON…CLIFTON…
MERIDIAN…VALLEY MILLS…LAMPASAS…COPPERAS COVE…GATESVILLE
418 AM CST SAT NOV 23 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO
DALLAS TO LAMPASAS…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING…SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT…SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY MAY SEVERELY IMPACT TRAVEL ON ALL AREA ROADS.

* OTHER IMPACTS…A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR
SUNDAY NIGHT COULD CAUSE ICING ACCUMULATIONS ON TREES AND POWER
LINES…WHICH MAY RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW…SLEET…OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT
TRAVEL.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

We will keep you up to date on the very latest here at Weather or Knot. Stay tuned.

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