Pflugerville ISD classes canceled Feb. 3 due to predicted inclement weather

Pflugerville ISD officials will continue monitoring weather and road conditions. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Pflugerville ISD officials will continue monitoring weather and road conditions. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Pflugerville ISD officials will continue monitoring weather and road conditions. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Pflugerville ISD has canceled all classes on Feb. 3 in anticipation of dangerous conditions brought about by predicted inclement weather.

PfISD Chief Communications Officer Tamra Spence issued a statement about the cancellation the morning of Feb. 2 via the district website.

The announcement stated the cancellation could last into Feb. 4, and district officials will continue monitoring weather and road conditions.

"If there is any change to the school schedule on Friday, we will communicate with our families and staff via phone call, email, text messages, and social media," the announcement stated.

As of the morning of Feb. 3, information from the National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio district states confidence is high that a significant icing event will take place through the Hill Country and into the I-35 corridor from New Braunfels to Georgetown, including the Austin metro area.


The NWS is predicting freezing rain changing over to sleet for some areas is forecast to begin early in the morning of Feb. 3 across the Hill Country and advance southeast through the day as temperatures fall below freezing.

Up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation is possible in the winter storm warning area; however, some isolated higher pockets of accumulation are possible, according to the NWS.

For more information on PfISD winter weather protocols, click here.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.