Freezing temperatures forecast all weekend in North Texas—here’s what you need to know

DALLAS (KDAF) — North Texas is expected to have a windy Friday with wind gusts expected to subside as the day progresses before freezing temperatures make their way into the region with possible patchy freezes.

The National Weather Service Center in Fort Worth reports parts of north Texas are under Wind Advisory on Friday as conditions change.

“A wind advisory is in effect for all of north and central Texas until 10 a.m. Friday. 20 to 25 mph post-frontal winds are possible with gusts to about 40 mph. Secure light outdoor items so that they do not fly off, and exercise caution when driving light or high-profile vehicles on east-west oriented highways,” reports NWS Fort Worth.

There will be chilly winds in the 20 to 30 degree range and wind gusts will lessen as the day progresses with a small chance of showers south of I-20 in the region.

The weather center said, “Today will start cold in the 30s and 40s. Gusty winds will persist through this morning and create wind chills in the 20s and 30s. Showers and storms across central Texas will be possible this morning, but expected to end in the afternoon. Friday’s highs will peak in the 50s, with winds easing in afternoon and evening.”

Saturday and Sunday should be chilly in the morning with temperatures well into the 20s and 30s throughout North Texas. The weather center advises anyone with plants to please bring them inside.

“Cool mornings are expected this weekend, as lows drop in the 20s to 30s in much of the region. If you have sensitive plants, be sure to bring them in! Patchy freezes will be possible,” NWS Fort Worth said.

Temperatures are expected to range in the 70s to lower 80s, while the chances of rain will return next week on Wednesday and continue on Thursday.

“Another cycle of severe to severe storms will be possible on Thursday with the arrival of another cold front,” the weather center said.

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