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Posted: Jan 23, 2014 11:57 PM

Updated: Jan 23, 2014 11:57 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Southeast Texas is under a winter storm warning and Central Texas is under a winter storm watch as moisture and freezing temperatures combine for sleet and ice Friday.

Ice began complicating travel in and around Austin after sunset Thursday. Schools by the dozens have been closed or placed on delayed starts Friday.

The University of Texas at Austin announced that it would be closed Friday. Classes will resume on Monday.

Icy roads were expected throughout Central and Southeast Texas on Friday morning, but National Weather Service forecasters predict the wintry mix will ease by midday.

Topics: Winter Weather-Texas

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