UPDATE 1/24 @ 4:38 a.m.: All HISD schools and district administrative offices are closed Friday, January 24, due to inclement weather. Read more.
HISD families and employees are urged to stay connected through social media – such as @HoustonISD on Twitter – through Friday afternoon to check whether wintry weather will impact schools, district facilities, and afterschool activities Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 9 p.m. Thursday through 12 p.m. Friday and warns travelers to be prepared for freezing rain that could lead to up to a quarter-inch of ice on roadways. Crews from the Texas Department of Transportation began spraying de-icing chemicals on elevated roadways – bridges, overpasses, and ramps – early Thursday morning.