NWS UPDATE: Cold and Windy Today - Low Chance of Wintry Precipitation Northwest

From: National Weather Service, Fort Worth
Date: Monday, 12 November 2018 9:57 CDT

Bottom Line
Cold, windy and wet conditions for today. There may be a brief period late this morning and early afternoon where a few flakes of snow fall primarily northwest of the Metroplex.

Most of the rain has ended across the region, but periods of drizzle or very light rain will continue into the afternoon. A few flakes of snow may fall mainly northwest of the Metroplex through this afternoon. No significant accumulations are expected at this time. Precipitation will end this evening, but cold air will remain in place with sub-freezing temperatures expected tonight and Tuesday night across much of the forecast area.

Areas of Concern

Concern Today
Concern - Cold Weather the Next Couple of Nights

Threats/Hazardous Weather Types

General Timing
(Light Blue is freezing temperatures)

Forecaster Confidence

For Cold Temperatures, Winds, and Rain Chances:

Contingency Planning

What We Are Certain Of:

  • Cold, wet and windy conditions on Monday.
  • Little to no impacts expected from any wintry precipitation (if it occurs).
  • Dry and cold Monday night and Tuesday night with below-freezing temperatures each night.

What We Are Watching (or Less Certain of):

  • The potential for a few flakes of snow to fall northwest of the Metroplex. No significant impacts are expected.


Is winter precipitation guaranteed? No. It is unlikely in most areas. A few flakes of snow may fall northwest of the Metroplex through this afternoon.

Are roads and travel going to be impacted? No. Much drier air and breezy conditions should limit any threat for slick roads.

When will the next email update be sent? This is the last email of this event. Follow the links below for updates.


Additional Resources

National Weather Service Fort Worth Homepage

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National Weather Service Fort Worth Hazard Pages


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Jason Dunn - Meteorologist
National Weather Service
Fort Worth, TX