Winter weather is expected to hit Collin County region this weekend, beginning with freezing drizzle Saturday morning and continuing with as much as 6 inches of snow late Sunday into Monday.
Temperatures are forecast to fall to the single digits, with gusty winds that will likely make it feel even colder.
Patchy freezing drizzle is first expected to develop in the early morning hours of Saturday, according to the weather.gov service. With temperatures expected to hover around the 20s, the drizzle could freeze soon after it hits surfaces like roadways and bridges.
A winter storm watch from the weather service warns heavy snow and blowing snow will be possible, and there could be “near blizzard conditions”.
Weekend weather forecast:
February 13th – Saturday day: Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 32F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
February 13th – Saturday night: Cloudy. Low near 20F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
February 14th – Sunday day: Variable clouds with snow showers. Some mixed winter precipitation possible. High 23F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 70%. Snowfall around one inch.
February 14th – Sunday night: Watching a potential winter storm. Cloudy with snow. Low near 5F. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snow accumulating 3 to 5 inches.
February 15th – Monday day: Bitterly cold. Snow showers early. Peeks of sunshine later. High 11F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
February 15th – Monday night: A few clouds from time to time. Record low temperatures expected. Low -2F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
There was a deadly pileup on the icy I-35W in Fort Worth, on Thursday (February 11).
Please avoid driving if you can.
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