Customers may lack power into Feb. 16, boil water notice and more Central Texas winter storm news

Winter weather impacted the Austin area overnight Feb. 14 and 15. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Winter weather impacted the Austin area overnight Feb. 14 and 15. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Winter weather impacted the Austin area overnight Feb. 14 and 15. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news on the Texas winter storm here.

Central Texas

Austin officials say customers may remain without power through tonight and into tomorrow, urge residents to conserve energy

As nearly 200,000 Austin Energy customers are without power, local officials said at a press conference Feb. 15 that power may not be restored to some for another 24 hours as low temperatures persist through the Central Texas region.

H-E-B stores closed across Central Texas on Feb. 15



All H-E-B stores in the Central Texas area will be closed Feb. 15 due to the winter storm that continues to affect the Austin area.

Pflugerville-Hutto

Pflugerville issues boil-water notice, citing water treatment plant power outage

The city of Pflugerville issued a boil-water notice Feb. 15, citing "a prolonged power outage at the water treatment plant."

New Braunfels

Comal, Guadalupe counties declare local disasters as winter weather leads to rolling power outages

On Feb. 14, Comal and Guadalupe counties declared local disasters following Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide disaster declaration Feb. 12. The declarations will remain in effect for up to seven days.

Leander-Cedar Park

Power outages, road conditions: Winter storm updates in Cedar Park, Leander

Driving is highly discouraged in Cedar Park and Leander, according to city police departments. Residents are urged to stay home.

Williamson County

Williamson County EMS receives uptick in calls for fall-related injuries

Williamson County Emergency Medical Services received more than three times the amount of calls for fall-related injuries Feb. 14 than on Feb. 13 due to winter weather.

Hays County

Ascension Medical Group Seton clinics close due to inclement weather

All Ascension Medical Group Seton clinics will be closed Feb. 15-16 due to winter weather conditions, but telemedicine appointments will be available to patients, according to a Feb. 15 statement. The company's vaccine clinics will be closed through Feb. 17.

UPDATED: Hays County is under a state of disaster; this is what you should know

On Feb. 14, Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra declared a local state of disaster due to the unusual winter weather plaguing Central Texas, and also canceled Feb. 16's Commissioners Court meeting.

COVID-19 vaccine appointments pushed to end of week in Hays County amid severe winter weather

Locally, the freezing temperatures have also caused delays for those who had scheduled COVID-19 vaccines, according to Alex Villalobos, chief of staff for Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra.

Jack Flagler, Lauren Canterberry, Taylor Girtman, Warren Brown, Brian Rash, Kelsey Thompson and Nicholas Cicale contributed to this report.