ROAD AND AIR TRAVEL: Icy conditions affecting some roadways in the San Antonio area; Flights canceled at SA airport

Here’s a look at road closures across the San Antonio area. This article will be updated throughout the day.

SAN ANTONIO — Freezing precipitation started moving into the San Antonio area early Thursday morning as part of a winter storm, which has dropped temperatures more than 30 degrees.

Here’s a look at reports from the road and in the air:

The San Antonio International Airport’s arrivals and departures board is showing many flights to and from the Alamo City delayed.

Also, early Thursday morning, large crowds were seen at the airport as several flights were grounded due to the freezing rain:

8:30 am: TxDOT closed the I-35 NB exit ramp to I-10 W due to flooding. Drivers were asked to find an alternate route.

8 a.m.: The exit for I-10 west in downtown San Antonio is closed near the I-37 interchange due to some flooding.

6:30 am: At the airport, flights have been grounded due to the severe winter conditions.

5:12 am: TxDOT reports that the flyover connectors at Loop 1604 and US 281 were being closed.

5 a.m.: The National Weather Service said freezing rain was spreading across Austin and Boerne and starting to stretch farther south.

The wintry weather is expected to last throughout Thursday with frigid conditions continuing through Saturday.

Austin and San Antonio are under a Winter Storm Warning until 9 pm Thursday evening.

Here’s a look at closed roads around Bexar County:

These following locations are closed in New Braunfels due to construction:

  • Hinman Island drive between N. Liberty Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue
  • Hinman Island Drive between Landa Park Drive and Elizabeth Avenue
  • McQueeny Road near I-35 Access Road and Perryman Street
  • S. Castell Avenue between West Nacogdoches Street and Elm Street
  • W. Jahm Street between Butcher St. and Elm St.

If you do have to drive on the roads today, please be aware and stay alert of dangerous conditions.

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