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Cold snap to hit Victoria, no snow expected

By Melissa Crowe
Jan. 27, 2014 at 3:01 p.m.
Updated Jan. 27, 2014 at 7:28 p.m.


WEATHER CLOSURES

The Victoria County Senior Citizens Murray and Halsey Centers will be closed Wednesday because of the icy conditions predicted for Wednesday morning.

Homebound clients will receive a shelf-stable meal on Tuesday, along with their regular Tuesday homebound delivered meal. The board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The Victoria College Guest and Faculty Recital has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday in Johnson Symposium on VC's campus.

All campuses of Wharton County Junior College will be closed. Day and evening classes are canceled.

Temperatures in Victoria are expected to dip below freezing Tuesday, but meteorologists are not expecting snow for the area.

Tawnya Evans, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Corpus Christi, said Victoria has a 30 percent chance of rain in the morning, and by the afternoon, there could be a mix of sleet.

As temperatures drop, Tuesday evening could bring a brief period of freezing rain, but chances of rain diminish as the day goes on, she said.

Tuesday's high temperature is forecast to be in the upper 30s with a low in the mid 20s, Evans said.

Tuesday's record low was set in 1948 with 23 degrees. The record high was set in 1911 at 83 degrees.

Wednesday's record low was set in 1951 at 21 degrees, and the record high was recorded in 1917 at 87 degrees.

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