Dec. 6 (Bulletinstandard) — A winter storm is forecast to deliver snow, sleet and freezing rain over the Southern Plains and Texas starting Friday earlier than spreading by the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.
The Nationwide Climate Service issued winter storm watches from jap New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle eastward to Oklahoma, southern Missouri and northern Arkansas.
After bringing snow and rain to Southern California and the southern Rockies on Thursday, the heaviest quantities of snow and ice are set to be unleashed from the Southern Plains into the Southeast, the Climate Channel reported.
Major precipitation is about to start early Friday with freezing rain and drizzle within the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. Ice accumulations may attain one-quarter to one-half inch in Texas and Oklahoma respectively, presumably inflicting harm to energy strains and timber.
Later Friday, widespread snow is anticipated to develop from jap New Mexico into the Texas Panhandle, northwestern Oklahoma and southern Kansas, whereas snow, sleet and freezing rain may unfold to southern Missouri and northern Arkansas at evening.
Elements of Arkansas, together with Fayetteville and Bentonville may see between three inches and four inches of snow with a chance of 6 inches to eight inches of snow at larger elevations of the Ozark Mountains as precipitation continues into Saturday.
Saturday will even deliver snow and ice to components of the Ohio Valley, the southern Appalachians and the Piedmont area.
Results of the storm are anticipated to stretch to upstate South Carolina, western North Carolina, southern Virginia, southern West Virginia, jap Tennessee and northern Georgia on Sunday.
The storm is anticipated to final by Monday, possibl bringing document snowfall to North Carolina.
“This may very well be a once-in-a-generation occasion for areas that have largely snow and ice,” the Nationwide Climate Service in Greenville, S.C., stated.
Blizzard circumstances within the larger elevations of the Appalachians are additionally doable for Sunday.