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Mark D. Wilson
Austin American-Statesman digital breaking news reporter. Former San Antonio Express-News () criminal justice & public safety reporter.
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Cedar Park police identify second driver in crash that killed two young boys.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 18
Seguin police use Facebook to help man get off work during Icepocalypse.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 18
Breaking: Austin on shortlist for Amazon’s second headquarters.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
‘WARRIOR WOMEN’: Austin police union to launch calendar of female officers on Thursday.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
Slaughter Lane overpass in South Austin reopens early after deadly crash.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
I ate chili pretty much all last week. Terrible timing.
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Capital Metro Jan 17
MetroRail is operating normal service for Wednesday, Jan. 17! (So’s everything else, which is nice.) Thanks and wear a scarf. It’ll keep you warm.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
. says roads in look clear this morning, but drivers should still keep an eye out for shoulders corners to be safe.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
any reports of ice or road closures related to wx in Austin this morning?
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
ERCOT asks Central Texas to conserve energy amid frigid temperatures.
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 17
. tell me they only have one road closure this morning at 1500 W. Slaughter. Should reopen at 10 a.m. Here's info on the crash that caused the shut down:
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Austin Police Dept Jan 16
16 collisions are being worked throughout the city. Road Closures: Ben White flyover to I-35 is shut down in all directions. The 5700 block of SH45 is completely iced over. This includes 45 WB at 183 upper deck in both directions. SH71 at 130 is iced over.
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Austin-Bergstrom Jan 16
Friendly reminder - Freezing precipitation has caused numerous flight cancellations and some delays. Be prepared and check flight status before coming to airport with your airline or and click on "Real Time Arrivals and Departures"
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City of BastropTX PD Jan 16
Officials state that SH 71 at 130 is currently iced over. We are also getting reports that some bridges and overpasses in Bastrop County are beginning to ice over. We expect road conditions to worsen throughout the morning. Stay off the roads!
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Austin Police Dept Jan 16
Currently 3 collisions are being worked throughout the city. 5700 block of SH45 is completely iced over. This includes 45 WB at 183 upper deck in both directions. SH71 at 130 is iced over 183 EB to 130 NB is reported as completely iced over.
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Austin Texas Jan 16
183 north to north and southbound Mopac split are closed // north Mopac northbound to Research ramp to 183 also closed
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Austin Police Dept Jan 16
🚨The 5700 block of SH45 is completely iced over. Ice is reported and there is one crash at 71 EB at the 130 Toll Road Stay off the roads! 🚨
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TxDOT Austin Jan 16
Be extra vigilant out there..dropping temps and sleet/freezing rain can change road conditions in a hurry...Crews are working on the roads, but conditions can be slick in places.
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Chief Brian Manley Jan 16
Unless it is an absolute emergency, stay off the roads! Some areas are seeing ice patches on elevated roadways. Be safe!
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Mark D. Wilson Jan 16
Temperatures around downtown Austin have dipped to 29 degrees so far. Authorities say ice accumulation could begin at any moment.
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