Wintry Weather for Texas

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - Wichita Falls police blame icy roads for 22 traffic crashes that injured three people in an eight- hour time period.

Police Sgt. Danny Wiggins says the 22 accidents happened since 7
p.m. Monday.

In West Texas, Midland County sheriff's Deputy David Glenn says the Permian Basin was getting freezing drizzle and fog early Tuesday, but roads weren't slick.

The National Weather Service has forecast wintry weather for much of the state Tuesday. North central and northeast Texas are under an ice storm warning through Wednesday morning, while the Red River counties are under a winter storm warning. West central Texas is under a freezing rain advisory, while the Texas Panhandle and South Plains are under a winter weather advisory, calling for a combination of freezing rain and snow.

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