Ice storm warnings issued for parts of East Texas - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Ice storm warnings issued for parts of East Texas

Posted: Updated:
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 77-year-old questioned, defended as true Marine after NFL player takes his photo

    77-year-old questioned, defended as true Marine after NFL player takes his photo

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:06:28 GMT
    (WMC) - It was a story that made its rounds on social media. On a recent flight DeAngelo Williams, Mid-Southerner and running back for the Carolina Panthers, gave his first-class plane seat to a 77-year-old
    Family members are upset and hurt that their relative, James Wesley Bolden, is being called a liar and "a fake."
  • Cracking the pricing code: Price tag secrets will save you money

    Cracking the pricing code: Price tag secrets will save you money

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:27:37 GMT
    You see what you think is important on price tags; "half off," "clearance," "big discounts." Turns out, you may be looking right past the most important thing on the tag.
    You see what you think is important on price tags; "half off," "clearance," "big discounts." Turns out, you may be looking right past the most important thing on the tag.
  • UPDATE: Police release details on fatal wreck near Trumann

    UPDATE: Police release details on fatal wreck near Trumann

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:15:10 GMT
    Arkansas State Police say two people died Monday morning when their vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 63 near Trumann. 
    Arkansas State Police say two people died Monday morning when their vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 63 near Trumann. 

As the much anticipated cold front moves through East Texas late tonight and tomorrow, rain chances will remain through the next few days. Freezing rain is likely to become an issue with temperatures falling into the 40s Thursday afternoon, and then into the 30s overnight Thursday into Friday and throughout the follow few days.

First, on elevated surfaces, like bridges and overpasses, trees and power lines as well, then possibly on roadways as the temperatures stay quite cold for several days. Most of the significant issues are expected to be along and north of I-30, but enough cold air and rain will exist along and north of I-20 that the National Weather Services offices in Ft. Worth and Shreveport have issued ice storm warnings for the northeastern section of East Texas and winter storm warnings for the northwestern section.

Ice Storm Warned counties are Smith, Wood, Franklin, Titus, Morris, Cass, Camp and Upshur.

Winter Storm Warned counties are Kaufman, Hunt, Hopkins, Delta, Rains and Van Zandt.

Both of these warnings will be in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday through 6 p.m. on Friday. Please be prepared for these events, well ahead of time.

Here are the definitions of both warnings:

An Ice Storm Warning Means Severe Winter Weather Conditions Are Expected To Occur. Significant Amounts Of Ice Accumulations Will Make Travel Dangerous Or Impossible. Travel Is Strongly Discouraged. If You Must Travel...Keep An Extra Flashlight...Food...And Water In Your Vehicle In Case Of An Emergency. Ice Accumulations And Winds Will Likely Lead To Snapped Power Lines And Falling Tree Branches That Add To The Danger.

A Winter Storm Warning Means Significant Amounts Of Snow...Sleet...And Ice Are Expected Or Occurring. This Will Make Travel Very Hazardous Or Impossible.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.