TYLER, Texas — A tricky weather forecast is shaping up across East Texas for Wednesday morning. A storm system will bring showers overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. This system will collide with a cool air-mass sitting over our region. Rain, sleet and some light snow is expected to develop Wednesday Morning across East Texas. Snow will be most likely towards the Ark-La-Tex. Accumulations should stay less then a half inch and snow will not stick to the roadways. We are NOT expecting a major travel hazard in the morning, but some isolated slick spots may be possible (Specially along I-30 bridges and overpasses). Take it easy on the roads and give yourself a little extra time for you commute in the morning.
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Tonight is when things start to get interesting in East Texas. Clouds take over as we head past sundown, with rain starting to approach the region around and after midnight. The leading edge of this rainfall could transition over to a wintry mix of sleet and snow during the early am hours of Wednesday. This could fall for as much as an hour in some spots, but due to warm surfaces temps, and its own brevity followed by prolonged rainfall, should not amount to any accumulation or cause any major impacts.
Temps overnight should be in the mid-30s, staying above freezing.
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Once any chance for mixing moves out early Wednesday, rainfall will be expected for the rest of the day. This will not be in the form of storms, but as a persistent light to moderate rainfall overspreading the entire region. Temps will gradually warm from the 30s in the morning to the mid-40s around midnight. Rainfall chances will be around 90%
Rainfall will continue from Wednesday into Thursday around East Texas. Rain chances will start around 80% after midnight, falling to just 20% by Thursday afternoon. Temps will start the day around the mid-40s, hitting the mid-50s by the afternoon.
Rain should be gone by Thursday night, with skies that are starting to clear.
Some nice, but cool, weather is expected for Friday in East Texas. Temps will be in the upper 50s, with sunny skies expected.
We are currently expecting a warmer weekend, with temps near 60 on Saturday and hitting the low 60s on Sunday. Mostly sunny skies will be around Saturday along with dry weather. Sunday will bring partly to mostly cloudy skies and mostly dry weather. Rain chances will just reach to 20% early in the day on Sunday.
Mostly sunny skies will return for next Monday with no chance for rain. Temps will reach up to around the mid-60s by Monday afternoon.
Some wintry weather is in the cards tonight East Texas. Drive safe, but don't expect major impacts!
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