Updated 4:30 p.m., Jan. 15

Houston ISD and the University of Houston officially announced all campuses will be closed on Jan. 16 due to winter weather.

Updated 4:00 p.m., Jan. 15

All Harmony schools in the Houston area will be closed Jan. 16. Aldine ISD also announce closure for the same time period.

Updated 3:39 p.m., Jan. 15

Two more area colleges announced closures for Jan. 16.Posted 3:07 p.m., Jan. 15

As winter weather conditions continue to worsen, school districts began issuing closure notices on Jan. 15.

What you need to know

School districts across the Greater Houston area will be closed Jan. 16 due to icy road conditions and winter weather, including:

A number of college campuses have also announced closures, including:
  • Alvin Community College
  • Lone Star College, all campuses (online and in-person classes)
As of 2:45 p.m., Houston ISD has not updated the notice published Jan. 15 that states schools are expected to be open on Jan. 16.

Quotes of note

“Tomball ISD administration has been monitoring the weather forecast over the last several days, and out of precaution, the district has determined it is in the best interest for all families and staff to close schools on Tuesday," Tomball ISD officials announced.

“We understand this may cause inconvenience, and we appreciate your understanding as we prioritize the well-being and safety of the entire Klein community," an announcement from Klein ISD officials states. "We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide updates about resuming full operations.”

"HISD is aware that cold weather is expected over the weekend and into early next week," Houston ISD officials announced online. "The district is closed for the MLK holiday on Monday. We will continue to monitor conditions but anticipate school will take place as usual on Tuesday, Jan.16."

Stay tuned

District officials stated weather conditions will continue to be monitored on Jan. 16 to determine any closures for Jan. 17. Most extracurricular activities have also been canceled due to weather; however, residents should check with their local school districts for additional closures or communications.