The Winter Storm Warning issued yesterday afternoon has been lifted for Galveston County as the bulk of the freezing rain, sleet and snow track north of the immediate area and temperatures remain above freezing.

The latest forecast calls for temperatures in the 30s today with mostly light rain. Some light sleet and a few snowflakes remain possible, but no accumulations are expected in the county, given the above freezing temperatures and the lack of any heavier precipitation.

Conditions look even more promising tomorrow with some sunshine returning and temperatures nearing 60 degrees by Thursday. The latest GFS Model run shows above normal temperatures generally through the first week of February, with a return to colder weather after that.

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Current Warnings graphic from the Houston-Galveston NWS

Stan Blazyk is a life-long weather enthusiast, long-time Galveston resident and author of "A Century of Galveston Weather." He has written the weather blog for the Galveston County Daily News for more than a decade.

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Stan Blazyk

Some mixed precipitation (freezing rain and sleet) around Victoria and other places to our west and south. I still would not be too surprised to see some of that here before the system moves out. Don't expect any real accumulations, however.

Lew Fincher

Thanks Stan!

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