The National Weather Service canceled the region's winter storm warning, freeze warning and wind chill advisory Friday morning.
Temperatures are expected to rise and wintry precipitation will likely come to an end in the morning hours, the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi said in a tweet.
The city of Corpus Christi said Friday morning it will close its Emergency Operations Center as temperatures have been holding steady just above freezing and forecasted to remain that way throughout the day.
Though the EOC is deactivating, city officials and public safety officers continue to monitor conditions.
Designated warming centers and all senior centers will open at 10 a.m. Friday.
A strong cold front pushed through South Texas on Wednesday night, bringing freezing temperatures with ice and sleet expected in the Corpus Christi area.
Temperatures were expected to fall into the upper 30s and lower 40s Thursday morning. A wintry precipitation was predicted to develop overnight with sleet over most of the region, changing to freezing rain as temperatures fell below freezing.
Freezing temperatures, wintry mix are on the way. Here's how Corpus Christi is preparing
Local authorities urged residents to be cautious when driving on slick roads and to prepare for possible power outages.
Road closure map
Looking for road closures due to wintry conditions? Visit the Texas Dept. of Transportation's website https://drivetexas.org/ to see a map on closures and highway conditions or call 1-800-452-9292.
9 a.m. Friday: Fewer than five residents and businesses in Alice, fewer than five in central Corpus Christi, 12 in North Padre Island, 36 in Aransas Pass and seven in Rockport experienced power outages Friday morning, according to the AEP outage map. Most are expected to be restored by 12:30 p.m.
8 a.m. Friday: The city of Corpus Christi is closing its Emergency Operations Center after the winter storm warning was canceled. Designated warming centers and senior centers will open at 10 a.m.
3 p.m. Thursday: The city of Corpus Christi's Customer Call Center will be open from 7 a.m. to Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. The center can answer city service questions and handle calls for issues including downed trees in roadways, neglected animals, broken or frozen city water lines and more. The call center can be reached at 361-826-2489.
12:19 p.m. Thursday: The USS Lexington on the Bay Museum will open at 11 a.m. on Friday due to winter weather.
12:12 p.m. Thursday: Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette Guajardo held a press conference at the La Retama Library to talk about the city's warming centers and other resources.
The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority will offer free rides to and from local warming centers Thursday through Saturday.
Routes and nearby stops for each warming center can be found at https://www/ccrta/org/rider-alert/warmingcenter2022/.
12:01 p.m. Thursday: The Texas State Aquarium will close Thursday at 3 p.m. and reopen on Friday at noon, weather and road conditions permitting.
Essential staff and various operations personnel will remain at the aquarium to maintain habitats and critical life support system for the animals there, a news release stated.
9:50 a.m. Thursday: Some residents and businesses in the area were without power Thursday morning. According to the AEP Texas outage map, there were 25 outages in Corpus Christi's bay area and Southside, fewer than five in Calallen, and seven in Beeville.
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