HOUSTON— A Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory in remains in effect for the Houston area Wednesday morning after an Arctic cold front pushed into the region overnight, the National Weather Service said.
Houstonians can expect temperatures as low as 24 degrees and wind chill values close to 10-15 degrees between 3 a.m. and 9 a.m, according to forecasters.
NWS issued the warning Sunday for parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.
The service says temperatures will range from northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas and eastern sections of north-central Louisiana to the low 20s across east Texas and northwest Louisiana.
Temperatures began plummeting Saturday as the front moved into the area— coating some highways and bridges with ice.
Crews in Houston begin treating roads Saturday to help keep drivers safe from accidents that are common to freezing road conditions.
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