Austin Braces for Wintry Blast
A rare Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Central Texas from through 11:00 a.m. January 28.
The Austin Independent School District has adjusted start times for athletic events scheduled for January 27. The goal is to have varsity sports finished by 9:00 p.m. Freshman and junior varsity athletics are canceled for January 27.
The National Weather Service predicts an Arctic cold front will drop temperatures into the thirties this afternoon. Light rain and near freezing conditions are expected. Drivers should watch for icy spots on bridges and overpasses.
The Texas Department of Public Safety advises travelers to carry emergency supplies like flashlights and booster cables and to keep their gas tanks full.