But once the snowfall stops after sundown, the most serious weather event will happen: the temperatures will plunge.
As the storm system moves from the west to the east, colder temperatures plus gusty winds up to 40 miles per hour may dry some of the precipitation, but the roads could remain very hazardous because whatever snow or rain remains will freeze.
TxDOT has sanding crews on standby in Dallas, and has already begun applying liquid magnesium chloride to roads in Denton County. That liquid helps prevent ice from forming.
Expect to see lows in the mid to upper 20s overnight, then clear skies and cold temperatures in the 30s on Wednesday.
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