Ice storm warning issued across southern US, from Texas to Tennessee: NPR
Severe winter storms hitting the southern United States create dangerous travel conditions, Thousands confused of the flightAt least one person died in a car crash in Texas, officials said.
An ice storm stretching from Texas to Tennessee will continue until at least Thursday morning, with expected ice build-up impacting travel and potentially spurring sporadic power outages. National Weather Service report.
Early Tuesday morning, sleet and freezing rain were pouring down across north and central Texas. NWS Forecast The road conditions will become even more “dangerous” as the day goes on.
in ice and snow state road A number of accidents have already been reported on Tuesday morning. Austin Fire Department A proliferation of multiple car pileups At least one person died in the crash, causing serious injuries.
On Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott said he was mobilizing the resources of multiple state agencies to prepare for the storm.
“As the people of Texas mobilize the necessary resources to keep them safe, I urge everyone to pay attention to the weather, check DriveTexas.org before traveling, and heed guidance from local authorities. I recommend it,” Abbott said. said in a statement.
As of 11:30 a.m. ET, more than 1,300 flights have been canceled and more than 1,900 delayed, according to Flight Tracker. flight aware. Most of the flight disruptions occurred at Texas airports, including Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and Dallas Love Field Airport.
Sleet, freezing rain, ice moving north, Southern Oklahoma In parts of Arkansas, dangerous road conditions make driving dangerous, at least 1 accident Reported. Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders Revitalized Winter Weather Support Team From the Arkansas National Guard.
Additionally, many schools and colleges in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas planned to close or switch to online learning on Tuesday. The Associated Press reported.
https://www.npr.org/2023/01/31/1152781168/ice-storm-texas-south-flights-travel Ice storm warning issued across southern US, from Texas to Tennessee: NPR