Freezing cold temperatures made their way into the Coastal Bend Tuesday prompting much concern over the safety of the roads.

In preparation, the National Weather Service shared tips Monday on driving during winter weather in the Coastal Bend.

Freezing rain and sleet can lead to deteriorating road conditions throughout the Tuesday and Wednesday.

Experts with the NWS said one simple way to keep yourself and everyone on the road safe is to slow down.

Before people head out on the road, they should check their local forecast, check road conditions, and pack an emergency kit.

Remember the saying: Ice and snow, take it slow.

Kiii Meteorologist Sean Kelly spoke with officials from the Texas Department of Transportation about being safe on the roads through this winter weather.

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