Motorists around Dallas will have to use caution over the next couple of days due to ice.
The stage is set for a bit of ice to make some surfaces slick through Tuesday night around the Dallas area. A few snowflakes may also make an appearance on Tuesday.
A substantial amount of ice is not expected, which should prevent power outages from unfolding.
However, only a glaze of ice is needed for travel--for motorists and those on foot--to become treacherous.
As of Tuesday afternoon, excessive flight delays were reported at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with more than 450 flights delayed or canceled.
The winter weather will depart by midweek, leading to a milder and mostly sunny Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to climb to the 50-degree mark.
Even warmer air will boost temperatures into the 60s for late week and 70s for the weekend. After Tuesday night, overnight low temperatures should stay above the freezing mark.
Severe thunderstorms that developed over the South Central states on Friday afternoon have continued throughout the night and are now threatening the central Gulf Coast.
The risk of severe weather will shift eastward on Saturday to parts of the Midwest and South, home to approximately 50 million people.
A strong thunderstorm crossed Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, covering the ground with hail.
The 7.8-magnitude temblor hit at 11:56 a.m. local time Saturday with an epicenter 81 km (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal, the nation's capital, the United States Geological Survey reported. It was at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles).
Rain will bypass a large part of the Northeast this weekend as one storm with chilly air lingers across the north and another storm with rain slices by to the south.
The weather threatens to interfere with search, rescue and cleanup operations in the wake of the major 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has killed more than 1,000 people with the death toll mounting.
Amarillo, TX (1997)
6.4" of snow.
Newton, NJ (1874)
15" of snow (Sussex County).
New York City, NY (1875)
3" of snow -- latest snowfall of more than one inch in U.S. Weather Bureau history.