It’s Gonna Get Really Cold This Week in Texarkana! Any Snow?
Don’t panic, but it’s going to be super cold this week. We’re talking crazy, stupid, stupid cold. Yes, a polar explosion with freezing temperatures is upon us.
The weather forecast for Thursday evening is currently predicting temperatures between 9 and 12 degrees. Oops and we’re just not used to the low temperatures in our area. More on this forecast below.
Will we see snow?
With temperatures dropping into the possible single digits, there’s still good news. The good news, at least for now, is that we’re only seeing about 20% snow, sleet, or freezing rain in the Texarkana region Thursday afternoon. Let’s also hope that there won’t be any power outages like a few years ago.
Control people, pets, pipes and plants
Please remember to check on friends and neighbors, especially the elderly. Bring your pets inside. I know they have a fur coat but it’s still way too cold outside for any pet. Have heart and try to get them into the garage with at least a little safe heater and warm bedding.
Wrap your pipes. If you haven’t already, hop on it and wrap all the external water lines. Watch the video below for some tips.
Forecast for Thursday
Thursday’s high is around 48, then 20% rain is expected by afternoon as the Arctic cold front moves into the area with a slim chance of snow, sleet or freezing rain.
Forecast for Thursday evening
Temperatures will drop to between 9 and 12 degrees on Thursday evening.
Forecast for Friday
Friday – Sunny with a maximum temperature of around 26 degrees.
Friday night – Cold again but not as cold as the night before with an overnight low of 18.
Forecast for Saturday Christmas Eve
Saturday, Christmas Eve – Sunny with a high of 34
Christmas Eve – Clear skies and down to 19 for an overnight low. Don’t worry kids, Santa loves this weather!
Forecast for Sunday, Boxing Day
Christmas Day – Sunny with a high of 39
Bundle Texarkana! It gets cold!
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