Sub zero temperatures, blowing snow for Austin

Published 2:20 pm Friday, January 7, 2011

Freezing temperatures, snow and reduced visibility will define the weather in Austin this weekend.

Snow, along with wind gusts of up to 37 mph are creating limited visibility situations in and around Austin, with conditions expected to continue into the night, according to National Weather Service.

Wind chill values as low as -18 degrees will accompany the snow and wind tonight, with gusts slowing down to 28 mph.

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On Saturday, the sun will peak through, but it won’t exactly warm up the area. Wind chill values are expected at -20 degrees. By Saturday evening, temperatures are expected to drop to -9 degrees.

Sunny skies are expected again Sunday, with a high near 12.