The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 2022, while the Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until Friday, December 23, 2022.
The Winter Weather Advisory includes snow, and winds gusting as high as 45 MPH. Evening commutes could be affected by these conditions.
Counties under the advisory include Archer, Baylor, Clay, Commanche, Cotton, Foard, Hardeman, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, Knox, Stephens, Tillman, Wichita, and Wilbarger.
The following counties are not under a Winter Weather Advisory but under a Hard Freeze Warning: Jack, Montague and Young.
The Hard Freeze Warning will be in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 2022, until Friday at 9 a.m. as temps fall into the teens and single digits in these areas. Plants and pipes could be affected by these cold temps.
Haskell and Throckmorton counties are under a Freeze Warning until noon on Friday, December 23, 2022. Residents in these counties will want to ensure their pipes and outdoor vegetation are protected.
A warming center in Wichita Falls has opened along with one in Lawton for those in need.