Icy conditions have arrived around the Dallas area to close out the week, causing headaches for travelers taking to the roads and the sky.
This wicked winter weather has already led to more than 80 flight delays and over 150 cancellations at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for Friday, according to FlightStats.
With roadways wet from the rain Thursday night and temperatures hovering right around freezing, drivers should be aware of slick spots and black ice on untreated roadways, especially during the morning commute.
Early Thursday night, emergency managers reported multiple collisions near the town of Bastrop due to the icy conditions.
Localized power outages are also likely to continue due to the winter weather.
Drivers should allow for extra time when heading out this morning in case they encounter this hazardous weather or accidents caused by it.
This weather is not expected to hang around for long as rising temperatures are forecast to climb above freezing during the afternoon.
This will be followed by a major warmup in time for the weekend with highs climbing into the lower 60s for Saturday, then nearing 70 on Sunday.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Following a mild Thanksgiving and Black Friday, noticeably cooler air will return to the Northeast this weekend.
Sandra remains on track to make landfall in northern Mexico on Saturday, but it will be much weaker than its current major hurricane status.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential to cause flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Compared to Thanksgiving Day in 2014, this Thanksgiving will be substantially warmer in the Northeast.
Destructive windstorm in the Northwest; winds gusting to 105 mph in Cut Bank, MT; 96 mph in Sheridan, WY. Spokane, WA, radio tower downed. Coleville, WA, lumber shed demolished.
Barst, Guadeloupe (1970)
1.50 inches of rain in 1 minute -- world record.
Philadelphia, PA (1976)
Last of 23 straight days without any measurable precipitation.