Spring, Texas – December 31st, 2017: The National Weather Service has issued a HARD FREEZE WARNING for Montgomery County. Harris County will still see below freezing temperatures, however, Harris County was not included in this warning at the time this story was published.
Much colder temperatures will move into Southeast Texas in the wake of a strong cold front. A HARD FREEZE WARNING remains in effect from 2:00 AM to 10:00 AM CST on Monday. Temperatures are forecast to fall below 25 degrees in the warning area for at least 4-6 hours.
A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.
Mother and Daughter Killed, Husband and Two Sons Injured in Overnight Fire
Spring, Texas – January 2oth, 2018: At approximately 1:30 AM, units with the Spring Fire Department were dispatched to a residential fire with victims trapped in the 2300 block of Pebworth Place, Spring, Texas. Units arrived on scene and found heavy fire from a single-family residence.
Prior to our arrival, Deputies from Harris County Constable Precinct 4 acted heroically and were able to rescue a child from a back bedroom. One adult male and two children were transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with injuries. The conditions were listed as critical to stable. One adult female and one child were found deceased inside the residence.
The Harris County Fire Marshals Office responded to the scene and conducted an investigation. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Ponderosa Fire Department, Harris County ESD#24/Aldine Fire & Rescue, Cypress Creek EMS and Emergency Chaplain Group assisted with the fire.
Flight Cancellations Rising By The Hour Due To Icy Conditions
Houston, Texas – January 16th, 2018: Winter weather in the Houston area has resulted in numerous cancellations and delays of inbound and outbound flights at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
As of 10:45 AM, 572 flights in and out of IAH have been canceled and 80 flights have been delayed. This number continues to go up minute by minute.
The FAA has implemented a Traffic Management Program that remains in effect at this time.
|Due to SNOW/ICE RWY TREATMENT, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport, Houston, TX (IAH).|
The Houston Airport System advises all passengers to contact their airline for updates on their specific flight.
Winter Weather Update – Icy Conditions on Roadways | LIVE UPDATES
Spring, Texas – January 16th, 2018: Winter Storm Warning continues in Harris County. Winter conditions may cause icy conditions on roadways. Listen to local officials for any road closures and safety information. Check road conditions before driving. Conditions will worsen throughout the day. Harris County motorists are urged to report icy roadways via the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Motorist Assistance Line: 713-CALL MAP (713-225-5627).
ICY ROADWAY CONDITIONS (CHECK BACK FOR LIVE UPDATES):
*Please note that a rolling list of roadways conditions are only available on desktop computers.
Please note that driving on roadways is discouraged at this time. Conditions will worsen throughout the day. Stay tuned to Spring Happenings for updates throughout the day.