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University of Houston Emergency Operations Center
DATE: January 23, 2014 2:31:08 PM CST
Document Number: 2610
Emergency ALERT: Winter Storm Warning until 9 a.m. Friday

Jan. 23, 2014

A Winter Storm Warning entering Southwest Texas by this evening brings the potential for a chance of freezing rain for Harris County. The National Weather Service forecasts that freezing rain/sleet up to 0.2 inches are possible. Accumulations are expected to be light. The primary threat from this system will be freezing rain from 9 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday morning.

Exercise extreme caution if you must drive, as roadways may be wet and/or icy. If conditions are deemed too unsafe for travel, the official information source regarding possible delayed start times, class cancelations, etc., will be the University’s Emergency Operation Center website: www.uh.edu/emergency

Please monitor local media and National Weather Service for the latest forecasts. Various watches and warnings may be issued throughout the day and into the evening. Road conditions may be found at TxDOT Highway Conditions and Houston TranStar Traffic Map.UHDPS will continue to monitor this winter storm warning that is in effect for the Houston/Harris county area and will provide updates as needed. Updates can be viewed at www.uh.edu/emergency.

Additional updates can be found at:

 

National Weather Service – Houston/Galveston Field Office

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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