From the National Weather Service: Thunderstorm chances will increase across North Texas this afternoon and especially tonight as a strong cold front moves into the area. A few storms may become strong to severe with hail the primary threat. Behind the cold front Friday, gusty north winds at 20 to 30 mph and sharply colder temperatures will produce wind chills in the teens northwest to the lower 30s southeast. There is a chance of freezing rain Friday through Saturday morning northwest of a Gainesville-Weatherford-Comanche line. Some light ice accumulations can be expected especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses. A second and more significant round of winter precipitation is expected late Saturday night through Sunday night. Sleet is expected to occur northwest of a line from Canton to Temple. Sleet may be heavy and accumulate northwest of paris Paris to Dallas to Lampasas line where temperatures should drop to near freezing. Significant icing conditions are possible northwest of a Gainesville-Weatherford-Comanche line where surface temperatures will be even colder.

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