Winter storm warning

Feb. 3, 2011 at 7:01 a.m.
Updated Feb. 2, 2011 at 8:03 p.m.

A winter storm warning is in effect from noon Thursday until noon Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Ice accumulations up to 1/4 inch are possible along the coastal counties, generally along and east of U.S. Highway 77. In addition, sleet and snow accumulations of one to three inches are likely across the entire warned area

The official forecast for Victoria calls for a slight chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before noon Thursday, then areas of snow and sleet. Cloudy, with a high near 32. North wind between 13 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tonight, an 80 percent chance of snow and sleet. Low around 24. North northwest wind between 11 and 13 mph. New snow and sleet accumulation of two to four inches is possible.

On Friday, areas of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North northwest wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.



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