Winter Storm Warning 6p.m. Sunday- 6 p.m. Monday

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR FREEZING RAIN AND
 SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN 
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...MAINLY SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1/2 OF AN INCH WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH. ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM
  FREEZING RAIN AROUND 1/10 OF AN INCH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO BELOW FREEZING SUNDAY NIGHT AND
  MONDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY WILL REMAIN IN THE
  UPPER 20S TO NEAR FREEZING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  HAZARDOUS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH TEXAS. BRIDGES ARE LIKELY TO
  ICE OVER FIRST WITH MAIN ROADS ALSO ACCUMULATING SLEET.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
  FREEZING MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. ANY ICE ON AREA
  ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  WHEM MELTING MAY BEGIN TO OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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