Texas drivers were reported to have been stuck in their cars for hours due to freezing temperatures. This happened after several crashes on Friday morning that brought the interstate to a halt.
The Interstate 10 in Kerrville is now backed up for miles following the crash that occurred early in the morning, KENS5 reported.
The semi-trucks that were involved in the crashes caused by the wintry and icy conditions – and blocked the entire interstate.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a winter storm advisory for this area.
Forecasts for Friday morning showed wind chills as low as -5°C.
It occurs after freezing rain and sleet fell on Thursday, before freezing overnight.
The National Weather Service issued a warning about potentially dangerous travel conditions due to the accumulation of ice and snow.
It warned that black ice was also possible this morning.
Northbound traffic is expected to remain at a standstill for several hours while authorities work to clear the roads.
It was not immediately clear whether there were injuries from the crashes.
Texas has seen snowfall that is rare and measurable since the winter storm.