Conroe, January 17 – A hard freeze will sweep through Montgomery County and surrounding areas on Tuesday, January 16, and the morning of Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Montgomery County government will remain closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, to the delight of the taxpayers. Local school districts – Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, Willis, Splendora, and New Caney – will also remain closed on Wednesday, January 17.
The nice folks at the National Weather Service have provided the following predictions and wisdom.
“HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
“Cold and windy conditions are expected tonight into Wednesday
morning. Temperatures should drop below 25 degrees for several
hours tonight into Wednesday morning. Hard freeze conditions will
kill sensitive vegetation and could cause damage to exposed pipes.
People and pets without proper protection and/or shelter will be
vulnerable to hypothermia.
“* EVENT…Hard freeze for temperatures falling below 25 degrees
for more than 2 hours across all of Southeast Texas.
“* TIMING…Tonight into Wednesday morning.
“* IMPACT…Hard freeze conditions will kill sensitive vegetation
and could cause damage to exposed pipes. People and pets
without proper protection and/or shelter will be vulnerable to
“A Hard Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are
imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and
other sensitive vegetation.”