Seesaw weather patterns continue
February 10, 2014, 7:24 pm by Alexandria Randolph
A spring-like weekend has yet again given way to another blast of winter weather.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory lasting until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The weather advisory in Burnet, Llano, Blanco, Travis and surrounding counties calls for light freezing rain in effect between midnight Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The advisory says "light, freezing rain can be expected in the early morning hours (Tuesday), possibly extending to the afternoon for a few isolated locations.” The advisory warns that ice may accumulate on bridges and overpasses.
On Friday, icy roads led to school cancellations for
Texas DPS Troopers said the wreck occurred when a red Dodge
Dakota driven by Jameson Farrington, 40, started to slide on black ice that had
developed on the
Troopers said another accident at the same location had occurred earlier Friday morning when a white Mazda coupe slid on the same ice and hit both its front and back end on the guardrail of the bridge. There were no injuries in that accident.
Burnet County Sheriff W.T. Smith, who drove on several
Warmer air blew into the region on Saturday, with highs climbing into the high 60s that afternoon. Temperatures in the two-county area continued to rise Sunday, with a high of 81 recorded in Llano.
The warm weather will return by the end of the week.
Temperatures are forecasted to jump up to a sunny day with a high of 58 degrees on Wednesday, sunny and 68 on Thursday and back up to 71 on Friday.
The National Weather Service posts forecasts for our area at www.weather.gov/Austin.
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