Tropical Storm Imelda: School closures in Houston and Southeast Texas

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HOUSTON — As Tropical Storm Imelda inches closer to Texas’ Gulf Coast, school districts across the region are monitoring the weather closely.

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Tropical storm warnings have already been issued and the storm is “likely to produce life-threatening flash along portions of the Upper Texas Coast, including the Houston and Galveston areas,” according to the National Hurricane Center. 

Heavy rain has is already coming down in many coastal areas Tuesday morning and it’s likely to continue area-wide over the next couple of days. 

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Some school districts have already made the call to cancel classes. 

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School closures in Houston and Southeast Texas

  • Galveston ISD is announcing the decision to cancel classes for students Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The combination of pre-dawn rain and high tide indicate a probable safety issue for students and staff. Safe travel to and from Galveston ISD is a primary concern.Changing weather events and additional communication will be shared via website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and local cable Channel 17.

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