National Weather Service releasing ice accumulation predictions for Hill Country

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — If the current forecast models hold true, San Antonio will not deal with freezing rain through Wednesday, but virtually all areas to the north, northwest and northeast will.

The National Weather Service is releasing predictions for ice accumulation below:

  • Increased ice accumulations over the Hill Country, including over Williamson and
    Travis Counties, slightly decreased amounts along US Hwy 90.
  • Ice accumulation may continue in the Hill Country through the afternoon hours on
    Wednesday before temperatures increase and precipitation changes over to rainfall.

Multiple rounds of freezing rain and freezing drizzle will be possible over the northern 2/3 of South Central Texas through Wednesday; Increased potential for accumulating ice on surfaces will spread south to near the Highway 90 Corridor tonight.

✓ Greatest icing potential will be focused over Hill Country, where temperatures could remain below freezing for well in excess of 48 hours through Wednesday afternoon.
✓ Hazardous travel is expected in the warning area tonight, with the potential for the most significant icing and travel impacts Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
✓ There is potential for light ice accumulations less than 1/10 of an inch over the Coastal Plains
tomorrow evening into Wednesday if temperatures trend slightly cooler.

For a list of items drivers are urged to keep stored in their car for travel in freezing and treacherous conditions, click here.

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