First freeze possible behind Friday cold front

While Austin’s first freeze is still likely weeks away, some of our area’s coldest valleys, especially in the Hill Country, are likely to experience the first freeze of the season by Saturday morning.

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
833 PM CDT Thu Oct 26 2017

Including the cities of Llano, Kerrville, Fredericksburg,
and Boerne
833 PM CDT Thu Oct 26 2017


The strong cold front that is set to move through the region
overnight tonight will usher in much colder and drier air from the
north. Clear skies overnight Friday into Saturday morning will allow
for ample radiational cooling, allowing temperatures to plunge into
the mid to lower 30s for portions of the Hill Country. Near-freezing
temperatures will be expected once again overnight Saturday into
Sunday morning. Please take proper precautions to ensure pets,
plants, and pipes are protected from the cold temperatures.

A strong cold front will move thought the area Friday morning. Windy and much cooler behind the front Friday along with elevated fire weather conditions. Some spots in the Hill Country could experience their first freeze of the season Saturday and/or Sunday mornings. Elsewhere morning lows will dip into the mid 30s to low 40s Saturday and Sunday. A warm up is expected Sunday afternoon through Monday. Another cold front will move into the area Tuesday, bringing with it a chance of showers and thunderstorms. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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