Weather update: Warmer conditions expected

Icy weather conditions caused 246 school closings in the Dallas/Fort Worth area Wednesday, according to

The university canceled classes for the second day in a row.

As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the high temperature was 34 F and the low was 19 F, according to the National Weather Service Web site. Temperatures were expected to rise into the upper 30s before dropping into the 20s Wednesday night, creating possible icy conditions for Thursday, according to the Web site.

Randy Felts, a TCU Police representative, said there were no reported weather-related accidents to TCU Police as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Bun Hor, a Fort Worth Police representative, said the Fort Worth Police Department responded to 485 accidents from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The National Weather Service issued no active watches, warning or advisories for Tarrant County as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday’s weather should be warmer, with a high near 49 F melting most of the ice, according to the National Weather Service Web site.