Freezing rain & ice possible Friday morning - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/12/09

Freezing rain & ice possible Friday morning

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Another storm system will approach the area late Thursday, increasing precipitation chances.

Surface temperatures Friday morning are expected to be at or below freezing, and with warm air aloft, areas of freezing rain, sleet, and fog may create hazardous travel conditions. Even small amounts of ice accumulation can create very slick surfaces. Be especially cautious on elevated surfaces, such as bridges, overpasses, and stairs. Icy windshields are likely.

This advisory covers the counties of Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Cochran, Hockley, Lubbock, Crosby, Dickens, King, Yoakum, Terry, Lynn, Garza, Kent, Stonewall... and includes the cities of Friona, Bovina, Dimmitt, Hart, Tulia, Silverton, Quitaque, Memphis, Turkey, Childress, Muleshoe, Littlefield, Olton, Plainview, Floydada, Lockney, Matador, Roaring Springs, Paducah, Morton, Levelland, Lubbock, Slaton, Wolfforth, Crosbyton, Ralls, Dickens, Spur, Guthrie, Plains, Denver City, Brownfield, Tahoka, O'Donnell, Post, Jayton, and Aspermont.

From combined reports from NewsChannel 11 and the National Weather Service.

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