Currently there are 6,200 customers without electricity, and the city said customers should plan for extended outages lasting approximately three hours. If an outage lasts longer than three hours or your home has a hardhat on the outage map, it is not a rotating outage and it is unknown when services will return.
The power outage map can be viewed here.
This is for GUS customers only and does not apply to Oncor or Pedernales Electric Cooperative, it said.
More than 19,000 customers continue to be under a boil water notice, city officials said.
This includes those living in:
- the Leander Road and FM 2243 area, from Southwest Bypass to Garey Park;
- the Parkside Parkway area, from FM 2243 to Sam Bass Road;
- the D.B. Wood Road and Hwy. 29 area, bound by I-35, D.B. Wood Road, Hwy. 29 and Williams Drive;
- Wolf Ranch Northfork and Southfork;
- Santa Rita;
- Booty's Crossing Road;
- Berry Creek neighborhood;
- Serenada neighborhood;
- Florence; and
- Liberty Hill.
View a water outage map here.
Road officials continue to ask residents to remain off the roads as much as possible as rain has caused icy conditions, officials said.
View road conditions here.
UPDATE: 2/17 8:51 ICY CONDITIONS REMAIN Crews are out treating roadways. We continue to discourage drivers to stay off the roads. Visit https://t.co/ZJlJsJBYEz for current conditions. https://t.co/l3lmkvqAIf
— TxDOT San Antonio (@TxDOTSanAntonio) February 17, 2021
The city also asks people to conserve energy and water as much as possible but to leave trickling faucets to combat freezing pipes.
9:54 AM update: another patch of light freezing rain, possibly sleet moving through the Hill Country, additional icing possible. Meanwhile, moderate freezing rain areas from early this morning continue to retreat east. #txwx pic.twitter.com/FMvWC8JlwI
— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) February 17, 2021
A warming center has opened at the Georgetown Recreation Center. The center is open 24 hours and provides a place for individuals to warm up and charge devices, but it is not designed to accommodate overnight stays.
The center can be reached at 512-930-3596.
There are four warming centers open across Williamson County.