FORT WORTH, Texas — Heavy rain and freezing rain is likely to stick around through most of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in parts of the central U.S. due to a slow-moving, complex weather system.
Already, flash flooding has caused at least three deaths in North Texas, where several inches of rain had fallen since Thursday evening.
The National Weather Service has issued ice storm warnings in the Texas Panhandle and central Oklahoma that will remain in effect through noon Saturday, with up to a quarter or half-inch of ice expected to accumulate.
The eastern part of Kansas is under a winter weather advisory until Saturday morning, with freezing rain and sleet expected.
Northeast Texas, eastern Oklahoma, southern Missouri and most of Arkansas are under either flash flood watches or warnings through Sunday morning.