OKLAHOMA CITY (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A winter storm packing freezing rain and snow is forecast to cut an icy path through the Southern Plains as a busy holiday shopping weekend unfolds.
The National Weather Service says a storm system that caused heavy rain and flooding in southern California was forecast to produce freezing rain beginning Thursday in central New Mexico.READ MORE: Poll: American Families Jumping Hurdles To Feed Families & Overcome Food Challenges
The wintry weather will move eastward Friday, producing freezing rain in northwest Texas, much of Oklahoma then northern Arkansas and heavy snow from eastern New Mexico to northwestern Oklahoma.
The Arlington Professional Fire Fighters will deploy Friday morning to the Texas Panhandle to help out with the ice storm.READ MORE: I-Team: Relief Money Slow To Reach Desperate Texas Renters Facing Eviction
Forecasters say snow will envelope Oklahoma and parts of Arkansas and Missouri on Saturday as the storm stretches to the mid-Atlantic, producing freezing rain in Tennessee and Kentucky and snow in western Virginia and North Carolina.
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