Parts of I-27 shut down as police work multiple wrecks - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Parts of I-27 shut down as police work multiple wrecks

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Lubbock's Emergency Management office issued a travel alert on Sunday, warning that freezing rain is creating hazardous driving conditions in the area, urging people to avoid travel if possible.

Lubbock police are working several wrecks long I-27 near 19th Street on Sunday afternoon. They are blocking the access ramp to I-27 to work the accidents.

Wintry precipitation continues to spread across the South Plains. A mixture of freezing rain, sleet and light snow will continue through the afternoon hours.

Travel may become hazardous across West Texas as the day goes on. Temperatures will remain in the teens and 20s for the remainder of the day.

Precipitation chances diminish this evening, but cold weather continues through Monday. Use caution if traveling and expect areas of ice to develop across the region through this afternoon.

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