The significant snowstorm spreading over the southern Plains has invaded Oklahoma City. Little Rock and Memphis are next in line to face travel hazards from the disruptive snow.
Substantial snow will remain on the move from southeastern Kansas and the Texas Panhandle to northern Mississippi and western Tennessee today.
Other cities in the path of today's snowstorm include Paris in Texas; McAlester in Oklahoma; Fayetteville and El Dorado in Arkansas; and Greenville in Mississippi.
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Totals from today's snowstorm will not exceed a foot as was the case across Kansas Tuesday into Tuesday night.
The 3 to 6 inches that are instead expected from far northeastern Texas to the western border of Tennessee and Mississippi into this evening will still be enough to severely disrupt travel and daily routines.
Travel conditions will rapidly deteriorate at the onset of the snow.
The combination of the falling snow and plunging temperatures will quickly cause roads to turn slick and snow covered. This includes stretches of Interstates 20, 30, 35, 40, 44 and 55.
Winds gusting between 30 and 40 mph across Oklahoma and Texas will significantly blow and drift the snow around, creating extremely poor visibility.
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Even before the snow arrives, roads could first turn slippery from a brief period of sleet or freezing rain.
Even those within the city limits of San Antonio and Houston will join the entire southern Plains in enduring record-challenging cold tonight, while the wintry weather and accompanying travel hazards spread into the Southeast.
For the snow- and cold-weary southern Plains, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Heather Buchman reports today's winter storm will be followed by a welcome change to warmer weather this weekend.
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