Cold front could bring snow, sleet to Dallas-Fort Worth

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A gusty cold front will roll in Thursday, possibly bringing snow and sleet to parts of Dallas-Fort Worth.

The front will make its way into the area Thursday morning, but it will blow through quickly thanks to 20 to 30 mph winds, said Patricia Sanchez, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

The heavier bands of the system could drop snow and sleet, but it’s hard to know where exactly those bands might hit, Sanchez said.

Temperatures will hover in the upper 30s and lower 40s, but the strong winds will make it feel about 10 degrees colder.

Tomorrow’s strong cold front will bring a chance for some snow/sleet mainly northwest of the Metroplex in the afternoon. Heaviest bands could result in some light accumulations. #txwx #dfwwx #texomawx pic.twitter.com/Mmm1N3uvzs

— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) January 10, 2018

Although the front will move on by Thursday night, temperatures won’t be getting any warmer this weekend. Highs will hover in the mid-40s, and lows will be in the mid- to low 20s.

A second front could move in early next week, keeping temperatures low and also possibly bringing some freezing rain Wednesday, Sanchez said.

“Stay on top of the forecast, and over the weekend be aware of the cold temperatures,” she said. “Wear warm layers and stay tuned for what’s to come next week.”

Here’s what KXAS-TV (NBC5) has in the forecast:

Thursday: 46/45Friday: 47/28 Saturday: 40/28 Sunday: 42/23

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