Freezing weather reaches Texas, some power outages

12/10/2012

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Freezing weather has reached parts of Texas as windy conditions cut electricity to central parts of the state.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory until midday Monday in Austin area, where about 2,300 customers of Austin Energy lost power.

Utility spokesman Ed Clark says that crews were working to restore electricity. Clark did not immediately provide additional details.

Temperatures dipped into the teens before dawn Monday in the Texas Panhandle.

The National Weather Service says light snow associated with the cold front was reported in parts of North Texas, including Decatur, Denton and Fort Worth.


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