Austin area gets first measurable snow ahead of a cold couple of days
Published 7:09 am Monday, November 11, 2013
It’s going to feel a little like winter over the next few days.
The Austin area received its first batch of measurable snowfall Monday morning ahead of a cold front that’s expected to linger through Tuesday night.
A dusting of wet, heavy snow spattered the area this morning and continued to fall through the morning commute, reducing visibility at times. About a half-inch of snow was expected in some spots, according to the National Weather Service. Though roads were a bit slick, there were no weather warnings or delays.
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Monday’s high will only reach about 30, with temperatures falling to around 12 overnight, according to the weather service. Tuesday’s high is 27, with a low of 17. Temperatures will warm back up with a high of 40 Wednesday and highs in the mid-40s by Thursday and Friday.
There is a slight chance for rain and snow Thursday.