Our temperatures will stay very chilly for now, however hotter weather is on the best way that will deliver aid to our electrical and water providers.
HOUSTON — The bitter chilly is right here, and it’s not going wherever over the following couple days — we will get that dangerous information out of the best way first.
A tough freeze watch has been issued for Harris County from 12 a.m. Thursday till 9 a.m. Friday morning. Harris County’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management says now could be the time to wrap your pipes, cover your crops and DO NOT depart pets exterior.
But there may be some aid on the best way after one other blast of wintry weather and chilly air sweeping throughout Texas to complete off the week.
The greatest information proper now includes points involving water and electrical energy — get the newest updates on the winter storm and electrical outages in our reside weblog right here.
Now let’s discuss that weather forecast.
Timeline: More wintry weather sweeping via Texas
Wednesday: The excellent news this morning is, it has remained too heat for the speedy Houston space to expertise anymore widespread ice. But mild freezing rain is impacting areas north of the 59 hall within the morning. Temperatures above freezing on the town and south of city.
Areas from Brenham to Livingston might see ice accumulations between 0.1′-0.3″ of an inch it might weigh on energy traces and timber, which might result in extra energy outages. Travel situations will nonetheless be treacherous for areas nicely west and north of Houston. We’ll have iced-over bridges, freeways and facet roads via Friday morning.
Thursday: 20% likelihood of freezing rain or flurries within the morning after which clearing skies within the afternoon. Highs ought to attain the upper-30s with rising sunshine.
Thursday Night: Brutally chilly once more with lows round 20 levels. For any moisture nonetheless round from the earlier rainfall, black ice could possibly be a problem. And after all extra damaged pipes. Don’t take that wrap/insulation off but!
Friday: Sunny. Highs make it into the 40s after which it’s up, up and away from right here…
Saturday: Mild and sunny with early-morning in a single day temps within the mid-30s with daytime temps within the 60s. A fantastic day to recuperate from this chaotic week.
Sunday: A slight likelihood of rain and cloudy, however no less than our daytime temps will hit the 70 mark.
Early subsequent week: More scattered rain however temps keep nicely above freezing, principally sunny and within the upper-60s by Tuesday afternoon.