Winter Storm Warning  Statement as of 3:42 am CST on March 5, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon CST today...

* timing... snow flurries along and east of the I-35 corridor and
light snow... mixed with sleet east of the I-35 corridor will end
early this morning.

* Precipitation type... snow... with some sleet east of the I-35

* Accumulation... no new accumulation along and west of the I-35
corridor. Up to 1 inch of additional snow possible early east of
the I-35 corridor this morning.

* Temperatures... rising above freezing by midday.

* Impacts... snow... sleet and freezing rain that has fallen in the
last 24 hours will continue to create hazardous travel
conditions this morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Slow down and use caution while driving. Bridges and overpasses
will be the first places that icy spots will develop. Do not slam
on the brakes when approaching an icy bridge or overpass.
Instead... maintain a constant safe speed and coast across the
ice. If you start to slide or skid... calmly steer in the
direction of the skid to straighten the vehicle out and regain

 Wind Advisory  Statement as of 3:24 am CST on March 5, 2015

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST early this

* timing... through 6 am CST.

* Winds... north winds of 25 to 35 mph will decrease to 15 to 25
mph toward daybreak.

* Impacts... strong north winds may result in driving
difficulties on east-west oriented roadways... especially for
lightweight and high-profile vehicles. Strong north winds
combined with a mix of wintry precipitation will reduce
visibilities. In addition... strong north winds combined with
cold temperatures will result in wind chill values in the
single digits and teens.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 to
30 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Boaters should
use extra caution when venturing onto area lakes. Residents may
wish to take action to secure trash cans... lawn furniture... and
other lightweight outdoor objects that may be blown around in the
strong winds.

 Record Report  Statement as of 1:05 am CST on March 5, 2015

... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Dallas Fort Worth...

A record snowfall of 2.5 inches was set at dfw Airport yesterday.
The previous record for March 4 was 0.3 inches in 1989.

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