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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 THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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.

Tornado Warning for Dallas TX Proper

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
930 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 930 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR COCKRELL
HILL…MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
DALLAS AROUND 1005 PM CDT…
HUTCHINS AROUND 1010 PM CDT…
BALCH SPRINGS AND MESQUITE AROUND 1015 PM CDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES…
I-35E BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 416 AND 431…
I-20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 449 AND 460…
I-30 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 26 AND 50…
I-45 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 278 AND 284.

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