UPDATED: Humble ISD announces classes to resume Aug. 28 after temporary Hurricane Laura closure

Hurricane Laura made landfall in the early morning of Aug. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Hurricane Laura made landfall in the early morning of Aug. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Hurricane Laura made landfall in the early morning of Aug. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Updated 12:20 p.m. Aug. 27

Online and in-person classes will resume for Humble ISD on Aug. 28, the district announced via its website Aug. 27. The district temporarily canceled classes and closed buildings in preparation of Hurricane Laura's landfall.


Original post 12:52 p.m. Aug. 25

The same week as elementary students began returning for in-person instruction, Humble ISD announced all classes and activities will be closed Aug. 26-27 in preparation for Hurricane Laura. There will also be no online classes for families that chose remote learning, according to a posting on the district's website.

According to a 12:17 p.m. tweet from HISD Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen, the hurricane could bring winds to the area on the two days, which is the main concern rather than rainfall.

The storm is expected to make landfall early Aug. 27 along the upper Texas coast and southwest Louisiana and could bring rain and wind to the Houston region, according to a 11:15 a.m. news release from the National Weather Service.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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