Winter storm moves into the Mississippi Valley after dumping snow in Texas

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The storm that brought Texas snow this weekend is now moving into the Mississippi Valley. Winter storm warnings are still up for parts of East Texas through parts of Louisiana and Mississippi with temperatures 20-25 degrees below average in some cities.

“Bring your pets inside!” tweeted the National Weather Service Brownsville on Sunday night.

“Slick spots are possible on elevated surfaces, use caution if you have to get out!” tweeted the National Weather Service Shreveport early Monday. “We are hovering at 33 degrees here at the #Shreveport airport at 214 am, but some areas maybe freezing or below!”


Satellite/radar graphic for the past 24 hours. Jan. 11, 2021.

Satellite/radar graphic for the past 24 hours. Jan. 11, 2021. (Fox News)

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development tweeted that some parts of the state are waking up to snow on the ground.

“If you don’t have to travel please wait until the roads are clear and conditions improve,” it tweeted.

The wintry weather will wind down Monday with mainly rain and some thunderstorms for the Southeast on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the northern and central Plains through the Midwest will enjoy above-average temperatures this week.


Forecast for Jan. 11, 2021. (Fox News)

Forecast for Jan. 11, 2021. (Fox News)

The Pacific Northwest continues its active pattern with heavy rain and mountain snow this week. This system will push into the Northern Rockies Monday night.

Janice Dean currently serves as senior meteorologist for FOX News Channel (FNC). In addition, she is the morning meteorologist for FNC’s “FOX and Friends” (weekdays 6-9AM/ET). She joined the network in January 2004. She is the author of several books. Her latest is “Mostly Sunny” (Harper Collins, March 5, 2019) Click here for more information on Janice Dean.

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