The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

April 9, 2013

Storms overnight, turning cold tomorrow

By BRAD KELLAR
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — It was 81 degrees in Greenville Tuesday afternoon, at the same time there was a winter weather advisory in place for areas northwest of DFW.

Only in Texas.

Big changes are coming to the local weather outlook, starting with strong storms overnight, much cooler temperatures Wednesday and a low near freezing by early Thursday morning.

The National Weather Service forecast is calling for showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Wednesday, with a low around 58 and winds out of the south at up to 30 mph.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue until 1 p.m. Wednesday, with temperatures dropping to 52 by 2 p.m. and a north northwest wind at up to 30 mph.

It is forecast be partly cloudy Wednesday night, with a low around 34 degrees before dawn Thursday ande winds out of the north at up to 20 mph.

As of 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, now severe weather watches had been posted for the immediate area.