Winds at times could be damaging. North winds will increase to 15 to 20 miles per hour with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour.
Another blast of cold air is moving in with this storm system.
FRIDAY: Partly cloudy skies develop, and we finally make it above freezing, with a high temperature of 39 degrees.
It's a damp start to Friday, with steadier periods of rain on the way.
Places such as Little Rock, Arkansas, have already experienced this change.
As the rain turned to sleet and then into snow, the roads kept getting more risky - and drivers were feeling the effects. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.
Most of the areas that experience a wintry mix will also see that eventually change over to snow before the storm exits. Parts of the Plains have seen up to 9 inches of snow. Forecasters predicted the storm would deliver a second punch later in the day with several inches of snow in some areas. The cold air will persist into early next week, so any snow and ice falling Thursday and Friday is likely to stick around for some time.
"Projected accumulations of 1-2" of sleet and snow will fall with locally higher amounts closer to the TN River. Some areas could end up with a tenth of an inch of ice.
Pennsylvania, Bradford County. In New York, Chenango, Otsego, Tioga and Broome Counties.
Along with this temperature crash will come a hazardous mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow and nationally known Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore.
As this system moves over the area, be prepared for hard travel conditions and slick roads, especially into Friday morning!
Freezing rain and snow are already falling in Missouri, eastern Arkansas, west Tennessee, northern MS, northern Louisiana and western Kentucky.