TxDot issues warning as drivers prepare for wintry weather conditions

A Winter Advisory has been issued for much of the Coastal Bend and many are bracing for some cold and wet conditions.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A Winter Advisory has been issued for much of the Coastal Bend, and many are bracing for some cold and wet conditions.

The Texas Department of Transportation says they are monitoring the conditions along with the National Weather Service and are making preparations to make sure the roads are safe overnight.

This afternoon, crews with TxDOT will be filling up their trucks with sand and gravel, then sending them out to various parts of the Coastal Bend. TxDOT says they are strategically staging the trucks around the area in places including Alice, Sinton, George West, Robstown, and Kingsville. In all, nearly two dozen trucks will be loaded.

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