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Here are your weather headlines for North and Central TX for the upcoming week (2/19-2/22).
Rain chances will increase through the day on Tuesday. A few embedded showers and a few embedded thunderstorms are expected. Severe weather is NOT anticipated at this time. Rain chances will slowly shift to East and Central TX on Wednesday. Rain chances will diminish Wednesday evening into the day on Thursday. Rainfall amounts of over 2 inches will be possible, especially in the orange and yellow shaded areas of the map. Check back to the forecast for details as rain amounts will likely change!
Expect cloudy skies this afternoon with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will range from near 60 northeast to the lower 70s across the southeast and northwest. Southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph early will become south at 10 to 20 mph this afternoon.
It will be cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight and Monday. Lows will be in the mid 50s northeast to the mid 60s across parts of Central Texas. Highs Monday will range from the lower 70s northeast to the lower 80s northwest. Winds will be southerly at 15 to 25 mph Monday with some gusts over 25 mph likely along and west of the I-35 corridor during the afternoon. If the cap breaks, a few strong storms will be possible Monday afternoon and evening.
Join us Tuesday, February 20th, for our SKYWARN class in Cooper, Texas (Delta County) at the Delta County Civic Center. We will be hosting the basic session from 6 PM to 8PM. All SKYWARN classes are free and open to all ages. No registration is required!
Join us Tuesday, February 20th, for our SKYWARN class in Glen Rose, Texas (Somervell County) at the Somervell County Fire Department. We will be hosting the basic session from 630 PM to 830PM. All SKYWARN classes are free and open to all ages. No registration is required!

 
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The National Weather Service uses the following definitions when describing winter weather:

An advance statement that severe winter weather conditions are possible within the next day or two.

An urgent statement that severe winter weather conditions have begun or will begin within about 12 hours.

 Advisory

A statement that winter weather conditions are imminent or occurring. These conditions will cause significant inconvenience, and may become hazardous or life-threatening if safety tips are not followed.

 Heavy Snow

Snowfall which accumulates to a depth of at least 4 inches in 12 hours or 6 inches in 24 hours.

 Sleet

Pellets of ice composed of frozen or mostly frozen raindrops, or snowflakes which have melted and refrozen.

 Freezing Rain/Freezing Drizzle

Rain or drizzle which falls as liquid then freezes when it strikes the ground or other surface.

 Frost

The formation of thin ice crystals on the ground or other surfaces.

 Wind Chill

A cooling effect caused when wind blows across exposed skin.