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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott holds news conference ahead of hard freeze

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott is holding a news conference on Wednesday morning ahead of the hard freeze that’s anticipated to hit Texas on Thursday afternoon.

Abbott will converse at 10:30 a.m. on the State Operations Center in Austin. The news conference will probably be streamed within the video participant above and on KSAT’s YouTube web page. If there’s not a livestream obtainable, examine again at a later time.

The briefing may also embrace Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd, Public Utility Commission Chairman Peter Lake, Electric Reliability Council of Texas CEO Pablo Vegas, Texas Department of Transportation Director Marc Williams, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner Emily Lindley, and Railroad Commission of Texas Commissioner Jim Wright.

According to KSAT meteorologists, this would be the first killing freeze of the season in San Antonio.

While it isn’t anticipated to be as extreme because the winter storm of February 2021, temperatures will dip into the kids and 20s round San Antonio by Friday morning.

Wintry precipitation shouldn’t be anticipated.

San Antonio and Bexar County officers will open seven warming facilities for folks and pets as a consequence of freezing temperatures within the forecast.

The warming shelters will probably be at:

  • Normoyle Community Center, 700 Culberson Ave., San Antonio, 78225

  • South Side Lions Senior Center, 3303 Pecan Valley Drive, San Antonio, 78210

  • Garza Community Center, 1450 Mira Vista, San Antonio, 78228

  • Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1129 Pat Booker Road, Universal City, 78148

  • Emergency Services District 5, 7120 E. sixth St., Somerset, 78069

  • Emergency Services District 3, 23103 Bulverde Road, San Antonio, 78259

  • Emergency Services District 7, 11617 Galm Road, San Antonio, 78254

Kennels may also be obtainable for pets on the Normoyle, South Side Lions and Garza facilities.


Your Weather Authority will proceed to replace you all through this chilly spell. We’ll go dwell proper to your telephones, and you’ll see the forecast by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority App for Apple or Android. 📱 Be positive to permit notifications for updates, together with livestreams from KSAT meteorologists.

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