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AUSTIN, Texas — Whew! Wednesday has been quite the eventful day so far, with many areas seeing tree and powerline damage, resulting in numerous power outages across the Austin metropolitan area. Several areas have seen significant icing, with many receiving a quarter of an inch to a half an...
AUSTIN, Texas — It has been a week across the Austin metro and Central Texas!. The entirety of Central Texas was under a Winter Storm Warning as a result of freezing rain that reached a half an inch in accumulation in many areas. Some areas, especially Kingsland, received nearly three quarters of an inch of ice accumulation.
‘We'll be working with our policymakers’ | Austin power line tree trimming rules may be re-evaluated
AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: the video attached does not relate to this story. Ice on power lines and nearby branches is to blame for most of Austin Energy’s power outages Wednesday. Austin Energy’s website shows tree clearance is based on the type of tree. Fast-growing trees,...
AUSTIN, Texas — Officials with the City of Austin are holding a press conference Thursday evening to provide an update on the restoration efforts after a winter storm pushed through Central Texas this week. Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, Travis County Judge Andy Brown, City Manager Spencer Cronk and representatives...
'It's been a challenging 3 days' | Austin Energy, Mayor Watson address ongoing power outages, fallen trees
AUSTIN, Texas — As tens of thousands of Central Texas remained in the dark Thursday morning, Austin Mayor Kirk Watson seemed to sum up what many residents were thinking in a City press conference. "It's an understatement to say it's been just a challenging three days for our area,"...
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — Ice accumulation means preparation on all fronts, including emergency services, grocery stores and Central Texas communities. "Last three days is crazy," said Mohsin Dauva, owner of Manpasand Supermarket. "People buying lots of groceries, eggs, water and a lot of things." Manpasand Supermarket is in northwest...
Power lines are causing dangerous situations on Central Texas roads. KVUE's Erica Proffer has been monitoring conditions in South Austin.
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — A boil water notice has been issued in Travis County Water District 10 as Austin Energy crews work to repair a power outage at McConnel Pump Station. According to the district's website, it could be several hours before the power is restored at the pump station. After power is restored, it will take a while before normal levels return.
AUSTIN, Texas — As more winter weather begins to move through Texas, road conditions continue to worsen. The biggest piece of advice is for drivers to stay off the roads, but for some, that is not possible. That's why tow operators and TxDOT crews are preparing themselves and the roads for what's to come.
AUSTIN, Texas — Ten dogs at an outdoor South Texas animal shelter who were scheduled to be euthanized due to weather conditions are now headed to Austin. Austin Pets Alive! said the dogs will be departing soon with hopes they can find foster homes within the next 24 hours.
AUSTIN, Texas — Freezing rain has brought icy road conditions to Central Texas, forcing road closures and causing crashes. Schools and businesses have also shut down as the region deals with icing and cold temperatures. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) began pretreating bridges and overpasses on major Austin...
Emergency responders have been busy this week as icy conditions have made roads dangerous. Cpt. Christa Stedman with Austin-Travis County EMS joined KVUE Midday.
AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS and warming shelter operators are preparing for a busy few freezing days. ATCEMS has put additional resources and staff in place to better respond during this freeze for everyone, including the unhoused. "We've added additional community health paramedic resources to make sure that...
AUSTIN, Texas — Thousands of Austin residents are waiting weeks for a process that should just take only minutes: submitting a police report for crimes such as burglary, minor assaults or a noisy neighbor to begin an officer response or investigation. Meet Rachel Elsberry, who lives in North Austin...
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — On Tuesday, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell issued a disaster declaration as the area experiences icing due to freezing rain, with more expected overnight into Wednesday. The disaster declaration activates the recovery and rehabilitation aspects of the Williamson County Emergency Management Plan and allows the...
AUSTIN, Texas — Due to icy conditions around the Austin area, Capital Metro will be suspending all non-emergency services on Tuesday night and all day on Wednesday. CapMetro said it will begin its final trips at 7 p.m. on Tuesday for bus, rail and pickup, with the intent to have all trips completed around 9 p.m. The agency has already suspended operations for Manor pickup and Lago Vista pickup, as well as Route 214, Route 990 and MetroBike.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department (APD) has been working multiple vehicle collisions across the city as a result of the weather. According to APD Watch Command, APD is currently working on seven collisions across the city. The majority of the collisions have occurred on U.S. Highway 183 due to the overpasses accumulating ice overnight.
AUSTIN, Texas — A structure fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning resulted in a fully involved detached garage. According to a tweet from the Austin Fire Department (AFD), firefighters were on the scene of a "detached garage [that was] fully involved on arrival," located in the 9800 block of Colfax Drive.
AUSTIN, Texas — A structure fire in a shed resulted in the deaths of multiple chickens Tuesday morning. At 7:31 a.m. on Jan. 31, the Austin Fire Department (AFD) responded to a structure fire in the 7000 block of Carwill Drive. Once on the scene, firefighters discovered the fire had begun in the shed attached to the back of the home.
AUSTIN, Texas — One man is dead after a shooting on Wells Branch Parkway early Thursday morning. The Travis County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) said at 12:56 a.m., deputies responded to a disturbance call of shots fired in the 3100 block of Wells Branch Parkway. Deputies discovered a man in his 20s had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead outside an apartment unit.