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Lows as cold as 18° recorded this morning

All communities dropped below freezing

AUSTIN (KXAN)  —  Low temperatures dipped to 29° in Austin, a record cold 24° at ABIA, and the upper teens in some Hill Country valleys.

A combination of clear skies, calm winds and very dry winter air led to the coldest morning in Austin since January 18. This first freeze of the season came 2-3 weeks ahead of when we typically see it at Camp Mabry.

One more freeze should be expected tonight outside of downtown Austin, but temperatures tomorrow morning will be several degrees milder than they were this morning as humidity starts to increase slightly again.

Check out some of the coldest morning lows today across central Texas, courtesy of the LCRA Hydromet network of thermometers:

  • 18° - Cypress Creek near Cypress Mill (Blanco Co.)
  • 18° - 4 mi. N of Doss (Gillespie Co.)
  • 18° - 8 mi. NE of Harper (Gillespie Co.)
  • 18° - 13 mi. WNW of Mason (Mason Co.)
  • 19° - Big Sandy Creek near Jonestown (Travis Co.)
  • 19° - 10 mi. WSW of Fredericksburg (Gillespie Co.)
  • 19° - 13 mi. SSW of Llano (Llano Co.)
  • 19° - 15 mi. W of Mason (Mason Co.)
  • 19° - Colorado River near Goldthwaite (San Saba Co.)
  • 19° - 13 mi. WNW of Lampasas (Lampasas Co.)
  • 19° - 13 mi. WSW of Lampasas (Burnet Co.)
  • 19° - 11 mi. ENE of Tow (Burnet Co.)
  • 19° - Little Llano River near Llano (Llano Co.)
  • 19° - Honey Creek near Kingsland (Llano Co.)
  • 19° - 4 mi. SSE of Driftwood (Hays Co.)

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