GALLERY: Sugar Land, Missouri City covered in snow following winter storm Feb. 15

A winter storm brought snow to Sugar Land and Missouri City Feb. 15. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
A winter storm brought snow to Sugar Land and Missouri City Feb. 15. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

A winter storm brought snow to Sugar Land and Missouri City Feb. 15. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Frannie Fola)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Connie Hou Holder)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Marissa Lynn Ramirez)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Melissa Salies)
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Streets and parking lots were covered in snow Feb. 15. (Courtesy Blake Lewis)
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Snow accumulated in front yards throughout Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Courtesy Cristina Cespedes Zita)
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Backyard swimming pools and ponds began to freeze during the winter storm. (Courtesy Pamela Contreras)
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Streets and parking lots were covered in snow Feb. 15. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Julia Thompson)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Pamela Contreras)
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Sugar Land and Missouri City residents bundled up to play in snow. (Courtesy Angie Wierzbicki)
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Missouri City and Sugar Land residents, along with their pets, explored the snow. (Courtesy Kelly Vela)
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Snow accumulated in front yards throughout Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Courtesy Tequesta Wiggins)
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Streets and parking lots were covered in snow Feb. 15. (Courtesy Kelly Vela)
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Hwy. 6 in Sugar Land was covered in snow Feb. 15. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Sugar Land and Missouri City residents woke up to layer of snow and freezing temperatures Feb. 15. View the gallery above, where community members documented and shared photos of the snow-covered area.

According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm warning remains in effect for Fort Bend County until 6 p.m. Feb. 18. A wind chill warning and hard freeze warning are also in effect through noon Feb. 16, as wind chills are expected to fall below zero degrees and actual temperatures might reach as low as the teens.


Sugar Land and Missouri City officials have all urged residents to stay home as roadways remain icy and dangerous and preserve electricity to limit the effect of rolling power outages on the community.



By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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