How cold is it? Texas Parks and Wildlife halts fishing along Gulf Coast during freeze

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has temporarily closed certain areas of the Texas coast to fishing in order to protect fish stocks, according to a statement. The closure is in effect from 6 a.m. on Jan. 2 to 10 p.m. on Jan. 3. “The high mortality that a freeze can cause may deplete fish stocks for years,” said Robin Riechers, director of TPWD’s Coastal Fisheries Division. click here to read the story 10:03