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Winter storm warning issued for much of West Texas Sunday

The latest forecast models have heavier snow totals further south into the Concho Valley. Sunday morning into the afternoon hours will be the most treacherous times.
Credit: Meteorologist Joe DeCarlo

SAN ANGELO, Texas — A winter storm warning has been issued for much of West Texas for this upcoming Sunday. It will go into effect at midnight and last until 6 p.m. Sunday. Widespread totals of 3-6 inches of snow are likely in this warned area. A winter weather advisory has been issued for locations in the southern Concho Valley and along I-10. A mixture of rain and snow is likely in this area, with snow accumulations up to two inches possible. A sharp cut-off in snow totals will be seen in our southern locations. 

Credit: Meteorologist Joe DeCarlo

The storm will start as scattered rain showers overnight Saturday into Sunday. 

Credit: Meteorologist Joe DeCarlo

By the early hours of Sunday morning, rain will begin to transfer over to mainly snow. This transition will take longer in the Concho Valley than in the Big Country. The Big Country will become mainly all-snow by the early morning hours. 

Credit: Meteorologist Joe DeCarlo

By the afternoon hours, most of West Texas will be all-snow. Snow will come to an end from west to east by the evening. Treacherous roads will remain possible Sunday night as temperatures remain near freezing. 

Credit: Meteorologist Joe DeCarlo

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