Snow Flurries Possible Wednesday Night, But No Accumulation Expected
Updated at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday.
Snow flurries and sleet are possible Wednesday night, the National Weather Service said, but you shouldn't expect any accumulations on the ground.
Though the highs simmered around 80 on Tuesday, temperatures dropped more than 40 degrees by Wednesday morning to 37 degrees.
Wednesday's high is expected to be around 46, according to Jason Runyen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio. Winds could get up to 30 mph.
The city opened cold weather shelters for people living on the street. Single adult men and women needing shelter should arrive at the ARCH by 5:15 p.m. Families should head to the Salvation Army on Eight Street by 7 p.m.
In an update just before 5 a.m., the Weather Service said most locations in Central and Southwest Texas will likely stay drive overnight Wednesday, but chances are higher north of Interstate 10.
“We don’t expect accumulation,” Runyen said. “Just possible snow flurries or light sleet developing [Wednesday] night.”
Isolated precipitation is possible tonight. Most locations will stay dry as the coverage is expected to be isolated if it does develop. It will be cold enough for a wintry mix north of I-10. Accumulations are not expected as dry air should keep the intensity of any precip low. pic.twitter.com/wfyZaK5hiz— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) February 5, 2020
Highs are expected to be back up in the 70s by Friday.
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