At a Glance
Another winter storm will track through the South, Midwest and East into late week.
Significant snowfall is expected in some of the same areas that were impacted by Uri.
Damaging ice is also possible along the path of this storm.
Another widespread winter storm, named Viola by The Weather Channel, will bring significant snow and damaging ice to parts of the South, Midwest and East through late week.
Winter storm warnings, winter storm watches and winter weather advisories have been issued from portions of New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma into the lower and mid-Mississippi valleys. The winter storm warnings include Oklahoma City, the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, Austin, Shreveport and Little Rock.
There is the potential for significant accumulations of freezing rain on trees, power lines and other surfaces in the South beginning Tuesday night or Wednesday.
The threat of icing is highest right now from central and eastern parts of Texas into portions of the lower Mississippi Valley.
All of these locations could have enough ice to slicken untreated roads and make travel dangerous.
Ice could be heavy enough to damage trees and knock out power as well, especially in areas shaded darker purple on the map below.
Additional icing will occur late Wednesday into Thursday in parts of the East, particularly in southern and central Virginia and northern and western North Carolina. The ice in these areas could slicken travel and also contribute to tree damage and power outages.