UPDATED AT 3:00 PM ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2021
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT…
For the counties of Gillespie-Blanco-Hays-Travis-Bastrop and including the cities of Fredericksburg, Blanco, San Marcos, Austin, and Bastrop
Wet snow is expected and could have snow accumulations of up to one inch from 6 AM Sunday to midnight CST Sunday night.
Hazardous travel conditions are possible, especially on elevated roadways.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state can be obtained at drivetexas.org.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for portions of the Texas Hill Country, including Hays County and Austin Metro areas.
Mix of Rain and Snow Possible Sunday Afternoon and Evening
A winter storm will take shape over the region Sunday. Cold rain is expected to start the day. Snow is forecast to mix in across portions of the Hill Country and Central Texas Sunday afternoon and evening.
Across Burnet, Williamson, and Lee Counties a Winter Storm Watch is in effect, where 1 and 2 inches of snow accumulation is possible, with isolated amounts up to 3 inches.
South of there, snow could mix in with the rain as far south as a Kerrville to San Marcos to La Grange line Sunday afternoon and evening, including the Austin metro area.
There is a low chance a light dusting of snow could occur across this area, mainly on grassy, metal, and elevated surfaces.
Stay tuned to weather updates today and tonight as the forecast is fine-tuned.