Frigid temperatures follow icy blast

UPDATED 3:50 p.m. Friday: The Winter Storm Warning for Denton County has expired, however a significant amount of ice and sleet remains on area roadways.

Any ice that has melted or become slush today is likely to refreeze into black or solid ice overnight as temperatures plummet.

In addition, a Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory have been issued for Denton County, as lows fall to 10 degrees or below tonight with wind chill readings falling below zero.

These temperatures are expected to be cold enough to cause exposed pipes to freeze and possibly burst tonight.

Precipitation began falling in Denton County as light freezing rain on Thursday afternoon and changed over to sleet by 6 p.m. Several inches of ice had fallen across Denton County by the time it tapered off late Friday morning.

Temperatures will likely stay below freezing all weekend when another round of light wintry precipitation may occur.

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