Cold weather update

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – This morning’s concern for areas of low visibility and patchy ice is largely behind us and the freezing fog advisory has expired. Keep an eye out for possible fog and scattered ice as temperatures will remain below freezing this morning. The cold weather will persist through Sunday morning, but a warm up is on the way.

Drive on terms. Allow extra driving time. To slow down. Keep more than usual space between vehicles. Use your dipped headlights. Even during the day. They help other drivers see you.

Cloud cover will persist for most of the day. Tiny snowflakes can be spotted. However, there will be no measurable snowfall or accumulation.

Cloud cover will persist for most of the day. Tiny snowflakes can be spotted. Lubbock will be over 10 degrees colder than yesterday.(First KCBD alert)

Highs will range from the mid-30s in the KCBD far northeast viewing area to the mid-40s in the southwest. Lubbock will be over 10 degrees colder than yesterday. Winds will be relatively light throughout the morning, then a light breeze in the afternoon.

Not much change overnight. Low visibility and patchy ice in the freezing fog may return as low level moisture continues to flow into the area in light east winds.

Patchy ice and areas of low visibility are possible late this evening and early Saturday.
Patchy ice and areas of low visibility are possible late this evening and early Saturday.(First KCBD alert)

In addition to freezing fog, very light winter mixing is possible Saturday morning, primarily in the KCBD Southeast Viewing Area.

On Saturday afternoon the clouds will start to clear and temperatures will warm up a bit more, but still well below average and a cold afternoon.

More sun and heat are starting to return on Sunday. Lubbock will see highs near 60 degrees on Sunday, mid-60s on Monday, then near 70s on Tuesday. Just in time for the first day of March.

Cold to cool weather will continue through Sunday morning.  Scattered freezing fog is...
Cold to cool weather will continue through Sunday morning. Scattered freezing fog is possible late this evening and early Saturday.(First KCBD alert)

The dense fog advisory that covered Lubbock and most of the KCBD viewing area this morning is no longer in effect.

EXPIRED: THE FREEZING FOG ADVISORY shown here is no longer in effect.(First KCBD alert)

Not much change overnight. Low visibility and patchy ice in the freezing fog may return as low level moisture continues to flow into the area in light east winds.

In addition to freezing fog, very light winter mixing is possible Saturday morning, primarily in the KCBD Southeast Viewing Area.

On Saturday afternoon the clouds will start to clear and temperatures will warm up a bit more, but still well below average and a cold afternoon.

More sun and heat are starting to return on Sunday. Lubbock will see highs near 60 degrees on Sunday, mid-60s on Monday, then near 70s on Tuesday. Just in time for the first day of March.

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