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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Orange County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Partly cloudy late this evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Not as cool with lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Rain in the morning...then rain with freezing rain likely in the afternoon. Ice accumulation of up to a tenth of an inch. Much cooler with highs in the upper 40s. Temperature falling into the lower 30s in the afternoon. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Thursday Night Cloudy. Freezing rain and sleet likely in the evening. Little or no sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation around a trace. Much colder with lows around 20. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Friday Partly sunny in the morning...then clearing. Cooler with highs in the mid 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
  • Friday Night Clear. Cold with lows around 20. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
  • Saturday Sunny. Not as cool with highs in the lower 50s.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Sunday Night Through Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.