NWS: Wintry Mix Possible Late Tuesday, Early Wednesday AM

December 5, 2017

MIDLAND — A chance of a wintry mix remains in the local forecast for early Wednesday morning, according to the latest forecast models from the National Weather Service’s regional office.

Beginning this evening (Tuesday), a chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet are possible in the Seminole area, according to Midland NWS officials. Otherwise, the local forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. NWS officials state the chance of precipitation is 50-percent for Tuesday evening, with precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

On Wednesday, NWS officials stated “rain was likely” during the daytime hours, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 9 a.m. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60-percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. 

“There is an increasing possibility of a wintry mix of precipitation Wednesday morning through Thursday morning,” said NWS officials on their Midland website. “Especially south and west of the Pecos River. Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Trans-Pecos region, as snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are possible along with light ice. Areas outside of the watch may also experience wintry precipitation. People in the Permian Basin region should stay tuned to the latest forecast.”

Seminole Area Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
 
Wednesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 9am. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
 
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
 
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 30.
 
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
 
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
 
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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