AUSTIN (KXAN) — Central Texas is poised for another round of freezing temperatures and freezing conditions. As light drizzle and freezing drizzle continue, bridges and overpasses developed slippery spots Wednesday night, and more will become icy overnight Thursday through Thursday.
A winter weather advisory was expanded Wednesday to include most of central Texas, including areas of metro Austin. The advisory runs until noon Thursday, except for Milam County, where it lasts until 6 p.m. Thursday.
KXAN updates this story with the latest impacts due to winter conditions.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday
ERCOT said in a statement that its forecast shows there is enough production to meet projected demand. Earlier on Wednesday, ERCOT asked TCEQ for prudent enforcement discretion in the event of abundance, so that no production units become unavailable due to environmental limits.
8 p.m. Wednesday
At least 10 vehicles were stuck on a southeast Austin overpass Wednesday night due to ice buildup. Austin-Travis County EMS said the accident happened on the flyover of eastbound State Highway 71 to northbound State Highway 130 just after 7 p.m.
No one was hurt.
4:30 p.m. Wednesday
In Travis County, all polling places will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday due to inclement weather. The locations will then reopen at 10 a.m. Thursday. Travis County Clerk said on Twitter that might change.