THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 12, 2021) – The Woodlands Township is expecting dangerously cold temperatures and wintry precipitation late this weekend and early next week. The Township urges you to be prepared and stay safe.
The most significant threat will be prolonged periods of extreme cold beginning Sunday night and lasting until Tuesday.
The Woodlands Township announces the following closures for Monday, February 15, 2021:
Also plan to limit outdoor exposure early next week as wind chills are expected to be unusually cold. Roads and bridges may ice over. Public safety officials highly recommend staying off roadways if both temperatures remain below freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and precipitation occur at the same time. Monitor roadways through Houston Transtar and Montgomery County Northstar. For statewide traveling, check out www.drivetexas.org
Preparations are key to people, pets, plants and pipes to avoid harm to health and damage to property. Depending on your area, you might see downed power lines and trees caused by heavy ice. As always, The Woodlands Fire Department will be monitoring the weather and preparing to respond and recover. Long periods of below freezing weather can be hazardous for people and animals. It can also cause water pipes to freeze and burst. Sprinkler systems are extremely vulnerable if not fully flushed.
Read more on What You Should Do, including this important message from Woodlands Water.
Please check The Woodlands Township homepage at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov for updates to the calendar and news flashes, or follow the Township on Facebook and Twitter.
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