Overview of Warnings

Photo of Ice Storm at  Norman, Okla. from Jed Castles via Twitter

Warnings now in effect:
  • Dark red counties are flash flood warnings. Do not drive into flooded areas by foot or by car.
  • Light greens are flood warnings for rivers and streams. 
  • Hunter green are areas under a flash flood watch. 
  • Deep purple are ice storm warnings that now include Detroit and parts of New England
  • Light purples are freezing rain advisories for travelers due to slick roads
  • Pink counties are winter storm warnings, primarily for heavy snow
  • Blue is travelers advisories for snow (lesser condition than a warning). 
Here are the AccuWeather forecasts for snow accumulation this weekend:

The AccuWeather Regional Radar at 8:45am. The precipitation near Amarillo will turn into the major snow storm this afternoon.
The area of southeast Texas and Louisiana is already being monitored for a tornado watch. 

I will not be live-blogging the storms but I will update several times today. AccuWeather is live blogging the storms here


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