winter weather

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

A powerful winter storm effectively shut down the San Antonio region on Tuesday, and the effects may not be over yet. 

Updated at 2 p.m.

Winter weather conditions delayed or canceled flights and services, shut down museums, libraries and movie theaters, and closed academic and government institutions throughout the San Antonio region Tuesday.

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Updated at 11:53 a.m.

Temperatures are beginning to rise across South Central Texas, but patchy areas of ice may continue to result in dangerous, slick conditions especially on bridges, overpasses and other elevated surfaces, according to the National Weather Service.

Drivers need to continue to exercise caution, even though the sun is out and roads may seem fine visually.

Little Rock, Ark., awoke to 6 inches of accumulation.

Just before dawn, rain became sleet became snow outside Nashville, Tenn. Flakes began to fall in Charlotte, N.C., and the Carolina mountains.

My 3-year-old drinks milk, but not very much of it, and that could be a problem for her.

We live in the Northeast, where the sun's rays are weaker. And now that the days are shorter, my kid arrives at day care a few hours after sunrise and leaves when it's dark. That all made me wonder whether she's getting enough vitamin D, and if not, what we should be doing about it.

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