Rain Changing To Freezing Rain, Sleet & Snow Late Tonight..Expect Icy Roads Before Daybreak, Ice & Snow Acc. 0.5"-2.0" Possible
6:35 PM WEDNESDAY UPDATE:
EAST TEXAS FORECAST DETAILS:
TONIGHT: Windy and much colder with rain changing to freezing rain, sleet and snow from . Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Mineola, Canton and Athens: ~ 11 PM. Linden, Gilmer, Tyler, Longview and Palestine:1 AM- 2 AM. Marshall, Henderson, Jacksonville, Grapeland: 3 AM - 4 AM. Carthage, Nacogdoches, Groveton: ~6 AM. Center, San Augustine, Lufkin: 8 AM - 9 AM. Low temperatures around daybreak; 26-29 North, 28-31 Central (including Tyler and Longview) and 31-34 South.
Likely accumulations: Northern counties: Rains, Wood, Upshur, Cass, Morris, Camp, Titus, Franklin and Hopkins: 1"-3" of ice and snow.
Central counties: Harrison, Gregg, northern Rusk, northern Cherokee, Smith, northern Anderson, Henderson and Van Zandt 0.5"-2.0" of ice and snow.
Southern areas: Southern Anderson, Houston, southern Cherokee, northern Nacogdoches, Southern Rusk, Panola and Shelby: Coating to 0.5" of freezing rain and sleet.
Extreme southern areas: Groveton, Lufkin, Center, San Augustine and Hemphill: Little or no accumulation.
Precipitation ending by 8 AM - 10 AM...then cloudy, windy and cold for the rest of the day...Highs: 32-35 North, 35-40 Central and South...Winds N 20 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear and very cold with a hard freeze...Low temperatures: 20-25. Winds NNE , diminishing to 5-10 mph.
FRIDAY: Partly sunny and not quite as cold by afternoon...High near 45...Wind ENE 10 mph.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy and cold...Slight chance (20%) of a little rain in Deep East Texas....Temperatures: Low 28, High 50.
SUNDAY: Cloudy and cool with periods of rain (40%)....Low 38, High 53.
MONDAY & TUESDAY: Cloudy to partly cloudy and milder...Lows 38-40, Highs 56-58.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny and becoming warmer..Low 44, High 67.