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Cold, Wet Weather in the Forecast

National Weather Service
A winter weather advisory is in effect from noon Friday until noon Saturday for parts of the Hill Country.

Parts of the Northern and Western Hill Country are under a winter weather advisory beginning at noon today. This includes the cities of Kerrville and Fredericksburg.

The National Weather Service says an Arctic blast of cold air is bringing near-freezing temperatures and light rain to the area. That could turn into light freezing rain tonight and into tomorrow morning. The weather service doesn’t expect the ice to accumulate – but still warns roads could be slick – especially bridges and overpasses.

The winter weather advisory is in effect for parts of the Hill Country through noon on Saturday.

Right now, the Austin area is not under a winter weather advisory. But some overnight rain has closed some low water crossings. The affected areas include Spicewood Springs road near Capital of Texas Highway and crossings near MoPac and Parmer Lane.

For updated information on weather-related road closures in Austin, visit

Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.
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