WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) - In the wake of yesterday’s cold front, temperatures are in the 30s today and fortunately above freezing as rain rain falls through the afternoon and tonight. Temperatures are the big challenge in Saturday’s forecast. We’ll likely see rain across much of Texoma Saturday morning, changing to sleet and snow across our western counties, The rain vs snow line will creep eastward as the morning goes on. Wintry precipitation may taper off by midday, preventing accumulating snow from making it to Wichita falls.
We believe the best chance of accumulating snow will be for places like Quanah, Vernon and Altus. If temperatures remain around 33 to 35 degrees we’ll have minimal travel issues but if at anytime temperatures fall below 31, roads may get icy in spots. The bottom line, please slow if you drive through falling sleet ad snow. With temperatures falling to the upper 20s Saturday night, slick spots on roads and sidewalks should be expected. We should see sunshine by Sunday afternoon.
John Cameron, First Alert Meteorologist