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San Antonio's MLK March cancelled due to winter weather, hard freeze warning remains in effect

Michael Minasi/KUT News

Frigid conditions persist across the San Antonio area, but the precipitation has dissipated.

There was ice on the stage and in the field where people were going to gather at Pittman Sullivan Park for San Antonio's Martin Luther King Jr. March events.

Besides icy roads Monday morning, safety concerns at the park were also a factor in canceling the MLK March.

All roads in San Antonio are now open and conditions are dry. However, caution is encouraged on I-10 from Loop 1604 to Kerrville and I-35 from Loop 1604 to New Braunfels.

You can check the latest road conditions at drivetexas.org.

A wind chill advisory and hard freeze warning remain in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday.

It’s going to be another extremely cold night in San Antonio with temperatures dipping into the teens. Wind chills will be around zero.

The Public Utility Commission of Texas is echoing a call from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, asking Texans to conserve electricity use, if safe to do so, from 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. Tuesday.

With the winter storm encompassing the entire state and temperatures forecasted to be colder Monday evening and into Tuesday morning, ERCOT is forecasting higher demand as Texans return to work and schools reopen. ERCOT is not experiencing emergency conditions at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.