Per ABC, a snowstorm developing in the Southern Rockies could make its way into the Southern Plains by Saturday night. This would result in heavy snowfall spanning from Colorado into Texas and New Mexico.
Most of the heavy accumulation will occur in the Texas panhandle near cities like Lubbock, which could see more than 6 inches of snow. It will stay west of major cities like Dallas and Austin where the rain could possibly change into snow, resulting in an inch or less of accumulation.
Approximate timing of Sunday's wintry mix of rain and snow as it spread from west to east across North Texas... pic.twitter.com/2iBJeSUJOz
— Dan Henry (@Fox4Weather) January 8, 2021
SNOW FOR TEXAS THIS WEEKEND
Want to play in snow? Well you'll need to be in either central or north Texas Sunday.
While there could be a little non-accumulating wintry mix in the Hill country Sunday evening, this is a rainmaker for our 4Zones. #4zoneweather pic.twitter.com/8OGp4J0lge
— Jeannette Calle (@JeannetteCalle) January 8, 2021
*snow in texas* expectation vs reality pic.twitter.com/HDwrTZEeRb
— Karla Alvarez (@kalvarez12504) January 9, 2021
As for New Mexico, its major hubs won't be as lucky. Places like Roswell, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe are expected to experience the brunt of the storm. There are also parts of Northern New Mexico with higher elevations that could see up to a foot of snow.
Texas and New Mexico might not be the only Southern states to be hit by this storm. As the system makes its way across the country, it could also bring snow to Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday.
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