Winter Weather Updates for Montgomery County on January 16
On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 the National Weather Service shared that temperatures will fall throughout the day with Southeast Texas receiving rain that will gradually change over to a wintry mix resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Tuesday night is forecasted to have low temperatures ranging from the teens north to the 20’s all the way to the coast. A Hard Freeze Warning and a Wind Chill Advisory may be issued.
UPDATES for Montgomery County
Many schools, school districts, businesses, and Montgomery County Offices announced that they will be closed on Tuesday, January 16. View list of Schools here
Commissioner James Noack of Montgomery County Pct. 3: “As expected, temperatures have fallen below freezing as a wintry mix of rain and ice is falling. Hazardous driving conditions are expected! Please avoid driving today at all costs. Precinct 3 crews are out surveying and prepping for hazardous road conditions and will be throughout the day and into the evening.”
7 am – Houston Bush Airport: “Inclement weather in and around the Houston area, as well as across the country, has impacted flights in and out of the Houston Airports this morning. Please check with your airline on the status of your flights before heading to the airport. Nearly 500 total cancellations today due to weather.”
7:30 am – Northstar – MCTX: “As of 7:30 am all roads and bridges remain passable in Precinct 3.”
7:37 am – The Woodlands Transit: “The Woodlands Express will operate on the Friday schedule today. Extra midday runs for passengers wanting to leave work early.”
8:07 am – Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: “The Elections office will be open to receive campaign finance reports. Today is the filing deadline.”
8:17 am – Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
“Ice Reported on Roads, but remain passable, use caution when driving:
Interstate 45 / Shephard Hill Rd
Interstate 45 / FM 3083
Interstate 45 / Calvary
Interstate 45 / Longstreet
Lone Star Pkway / Highway 105 to Fm 149
Highway 105 W / Walden Rd
Highway 105 W / in front of Montgomery High School
FM 1314 / HIGHWAY 59 NB Feeder”
8:21 am – Northstar – MCTX: “Ice on Road – Woodlands/Parkway Robinson bridge over I45 – Crews en route.
8:36 am – Houston Transtar: IH45 Northbound at Lake Woodlands Dr/Woodson – Ice on roadway (verified at 8:32am, 1 lane affected)
8:53 a.m. Commissioner James Noack: “Our crews are currently out sanding the bridges and flyovers in Precinct 3. All roads are still open however small amounts of ice have started to accumulate at the following locations:
– Woodlands Parkway/Robinson Road @I45 overpass, Lake Woodlands between Lake Front and Northshore.
Hazardous conditions are not limited to the areas listed so if you are out, please proceed with extreme caution. Again, we recommend everyone stay safe and warm at home today.”
9:20 am – Ice on Roadway – I45 @ 242 bridge – mainlanes and bridge shut down (Northstar MCTX)
11:00 a.m. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
– Woodlands Parkway at Interstate Highway 45 flyover
– FM 1488 at Interstate 45
– Highway 242 at Lexington
-Spring Creek Bridge at FM 2978
Passable but use caution:
– Interstate 45/Shepherd Hill Road
– Interstate 45 / FM 3083
– Interstate 45 / Calvary
– Interstate 45 / Longstreet
– Lone Star Pkway / Highway 105 to Fm 149
– Highway 105 W / Walden Rd
– Highway 105 W / in front of Montgomery High School
– FM 830/Cude Cemetery Road
– Interstate 45 North and South Feeder at FM 2854
– Interstate 45 at River Plantation
– Highway 105/Milmac Road
– FM 2432 from Willis to FM 1484
– FM 2854 to Highway 105 to Rabon Chapel Road
– Buffalo Springs at Lone Star Parkway
– FM 1314 / HIGHWAY 59 NB FDR
– Highway 59 / E River
– Interstate 45 / Lake Robbins
– Interstate 45 at FM 1488
11:50 AM – Commissioner James Noack – Current road closures in Precinct 3:
-Lake Robbins Drive from Anadarko to I-45 in both directions.
-Woodlands Parkway bridge from Many Pines to Robinson Road.
-Lake Woodlands bridge over Lake Woodlands is closed in both directions.
Additional locations in Montgomery County with ice on the roadways:
-IH-45 NB & SB At SH-242 – All lanes affected.
-IH-45 Northbound At LONGSTREET RD
-IH-45 Northbound At SHEPHERD HILLS RD
-IH-45 Northbound At WILSON RD (exit ramp)
-IH-69 Northbound At FM 1314
-IH-45 Northbound At CALVARY RD
-SH-242 Westbound At SAN JACINTO RIVER
-FM-1488 East and westbound At MILL CREEK RD
-FM-2432 Eastbound At FM-1484
-FM-2978 Northbound At CONROE HUFSMITH RD
*Hazardous conditions are not limited to the areas listed so if you are out, please proceed with extreme caution. Again, we recommend everyone stay safe and warm at home today.
Last updated 12:06 pm CST on January 16, 2018.