Winter Storm Warning issued for Dallas-Fort Worth as forecast shows more icy weather

North Texas has already seen some sleet and freezing rain, and more is expected on Thursday.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex through 6 p.m. on Thursday. A Winter Weather Advisory for that same timeframe was expanded include all of North Texas. 

On Wednesday, moderate to heavy freezing drizzle fell over the most populated parts of the metroplex making bridges and overpasses very dangerous.

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Overnight and throughout Thursday morning, steadier precipitation in the form of freezing drizzle and rain is expected. With temperatures in the mid-20s, it will turn to ice quickly.

Travel is highly discouraged for Thursday morning. Roads will be slick especially in the metroplex and western counties. 

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Temperatures will stay below freezing in most areas until Thursday afternoon but there is no snow in the forecast because of the warmer temperatures in the upper atmosphere.

Showers could continue on Friday and Saturday but the highs are in the upper 30s or low 40s on those days.

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