STORM SPOTTERS AND WEATHER OBSERVERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY ANY SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE TO 12 TO 15 INCHES ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND THE NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.

BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF NEAR WHITEOUT AND NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING DUE TO NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WIND CHILL VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND MOST OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE.

A BLIZZARD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE…AS WELL AS FOR NORTHERN…WESTERN…CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN PARTS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE FOR MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING FOR REMAINING SECTIONS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE EXCEPT FOR THE FAR SOUTHEAST PART.

 

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