An Ice Storm Warning has been issued for the Rowlett area through 9:00 am Thursday.
The Veterans Resource and Outreach Center will be open for warming beginning 1/30/23 at 5:00 pm through 2/1/23 at 1:00 pm.
4210 Industrial Street, Rowlett TX 75088
It is important to dress appropriately for the weather when going outside and recognize the signs of frostbite and hypothermia.
Winter Storm Outlook - Issued when there is a good chance of a major winter weather event beyond 36 hours.
Winter Storm Watch - Issued when the following conditions are possible within 12 to 36 hours: heavy snowfall of 4 or more inches in 12 hours or 6 or more inches in 24 hours; freezing rain and/or freezing drizzle accumulating to a depth of 0.25 inches or greater; or heavy sleet accumulating to a depth of 1/2 inch or more.
Winter Storm Warning - Issued when the hazardous winter weather conditions defined above are occurring or expected to occur within 12 hours.
Freeze Warning - Issued for the first occurrence of freezing temperatures in the fall, for late freezes during the spring, or for a freeze expected to occur after a prolonged warm spell.
Winter Weather Advisory - Issued when either or all of the following are expected: snow accumulations less than 4 inches in 6 hours, or less than 6 inches in 24 hours; freezing rain accumulation less than 0.25 inch; OR freezing drizzle with little or no accumulation.
Wind Chill Advisory - Issued when forecast wind chill values will be below -20 degrees.
Heavy Snow - Snowfall which accumulates to a depth of at least 4 inches in 12 hours or 6 inches in 24 hours.
Sleet - Pellets of ice composed of frozen or mostly frozen raindrops, or snowflakes which have melted and refrozen.
Freezing Rain/Freezing Drizzle - Rain or drizzle which falls as liquid then freezes when it strikes the ground or other surface.
Frost - The formation of thin ice crystals on the ground or other surfaces.
Wind Chill - A cooling effect caused when wind blows across exposed skin.