All Houston ISD schools and offices will be closed Feb. 4 as winter weather conditions continue in the Houston area, according to a Feb. 3 district announcement. (Community Impact newspaper staff)
Updated at 5:30 p.m.
All Houston ISD schools and offices will be closed Feb. 4 as winter weather conditions continue in the Houston area, according to a Feb. 3 district announcement. Classes and normal operations are expected to resume on February 7.
Cold temperatures are expected to continue through the evening of Feb. 3 and into Feb. 4, when hard freeze warnings and wind chill advisories are possible, according to the latest updates from the National Weather Service Houston. / Galveston.
Minimum temperatures in Harris County are expected to be around 28 degrees Fahrenheit overnight on Feb. 3, though wind chill could drop as low as 17 degrees. High temperatures could reach 40 degrees on February 4 before dropping back to 30 degrees that night, according to the NWS.
Posted at 11:55 am
All after-school activities at ISD Houston are canceled for Feb. 3 due to inclement weather, according to a statement from the HISD press office.
The district’s announcement comes after the National Weather Service for the Houston/Galveston area said an arctic front moved through the region on the evening of February 2. A winter weather advisory is in place for Harris County with hazards including light freezing rain and sleet beginning across most of the county around 2 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch are possible, according to the NWS. Slippery conditions may develop on some roads with the greatest hazards on elevated roads, bridges and overpasses. The winter weather advisory will continue into the night, during which temperatures are expected to dip into the mid-20s.
HISD officials said they are monitoring the weather situation and updates on district activities for Feb. 4 are expected to be released later on Feb. 3.