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8:40 p.m. – Metropolis officers said on account of a second evening of forecasted icy street circumstances, street and bridge closures and extreme chilly and inclement climate, the Metropolis of Corpus Christi will stay closed together with most Metropolis workplaces. Read more here.
8:08 p.m. – Because of the ongoing inclement climate circumstances and energy outages throughout the town, tomorrow’s usually scheduled Metropolis Council assembly has been postponed till additional discover.
6:18 p.m.- TxDOT introduced that the Joe Fulton Hall is now open. Whereas SPID, Crosstown, I-37, the Harbor Bridge, JFK and Nueces Bay are nonetheless closed, they’re hoping to reopen them Tuesday afternoon, climate allowing.
5:04 p.m. – The earliest the Nueces County-Corpus Christi Public Well being District can obtain its cargo of first-dose vaccines is Wednesday due to the winter storm. Updates on vaccination clinics, which, as of now, may very well be held this weekend, nonetheless these registrations slots have already been assigned.
5 p.m. – The Corpus Christi Regional Transporation Authority is suspending all companies Tuesday due to anticipated bad-weather circumstances. All companies are presently scheduled to renew regular operations on Wednesday.
4:54 p.m. – Tuloso-Halfway ISD colleges and district workplaces will probably be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16. District officers mentioned this contains curbside meal service and all extracurricular actions, together with athletics practices and video games. All Tuesday courses are canceled, together with on-campus, distant and asynchronous studying
4:11 p.m. – The town of Corpus Christi plans to transport people being sheltered from the chilly on the American Financial institution Middle to a FEMA middle on the Del Mar Faculty West Campus after the ABC misplaced energy earlier as we speak, officers mentioned.
3:53 p.m. – Gregory-Portland ISD has Tuesday scheduled as a Workers Skilled Improvement / Work Day and Pupil Vacation. Nevertheless, as a result of many workers could also be with out electrical energy, cellphone service, and it could be unsafe to journey to work, GPISD has determined to cancel workers improvement day. GPISD says there will probably be just a few exceptions to this cancellation of the workday, as some workers members could also be wanted to assist assess district property and amenities. If any worker is requested to report back to work for this want, district officers say your supervisor will straight contact you.
3:49 p.m. – Brooks County ISD has canceled courses for Tuesday, Feb. 16.
3:25 p.m. – Bee County workplaces will probably be closed Tuesday
3:22 p.m. – West Oso ISD will probably be closed Tuesday, and neither college students nor workers will probably be anticipated to report back to class/college nearly due to rampant energy outages. College is predicted to renew Wednesday, but when that call modifications, will probably be introduced by 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
3:11 p.m. – The Jewish Group Middle Preschool will shut Tuesday on account of climate circumstances. Courses are scheduled to renew Wednesday.
3:03 p.m. – Beeville ISD canceled courses for Tuesday. The cancellation contains all extracurricular actions. Meal companies additionally will probably be unavailable.
2:45 p.m.- Flour Bluff ISD has canceled courses for Tuesday Feb. 16. They count on to renew courses on Wednesday Feb. 17.
2:15 p.m. – CCISD officers have introduced that each one courses have been canceled on Tuesday in a nasty climate day in anticipation of energy outages.
The announcement was made in a voicemail to workers and households with youngsters within the district and later posted on Fb.
Moreover, all district athletic occasions scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed.
1:59 p.m. – Metropolis officers have discovered that energy outages throughout the town will proceed till Tuesday morning.
These presently with out energy ought to count on to be with out energy all through the night and into tomorrow morning.
The town may also be offering up to date shelter data as quickly as it’s obtainable.
1:53 p.m. – Odem-Edroy ISD broadcasts the district will stay closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The district says it can resume operations on Wednesday, Feb. 17.
1:36 p.m.- Robstown ISD and Taft ISD have cancelled courses for Tuesday Feb. 16.
1:19 p.m.- Skidmore-Tynan ISD broadcasts courses are canceled on Tuesday Feb. 16.
12:12 p.m.- The Corpus Christi Police Division mentioned in a Facebook post that the roads will open once they’re secure. They anticipate the JFK and Harbor Bridge to not open till Tuesday afternoon, together with highways and main overpasses. They’re asking everybody to remain off the roads and keep secure.
12:05 p.m. – American Electrical Energy of Texas says the state’s Electrical Reliability Council has directed it to start momentary energy outages to scale back demand on the system. AEP communications director Omar Lopez joined Paulo Salazar to debate the utility’s work throughout Massive Chill 2021.
Among the many questions he’ll reply embrace AEP’s rolling shutoff to reduce stress on its grid, weather-related outages and the place these repairs are, what’s the easiest way to report the lack of electrical energy and what you are able to do to reduce stress on the electrical energy system.
AEP’s Omar Lopez discusses their work to return energy throughout the Coastal Bend.
9:48 a.m. – Watch steady stay protection of our climate all through the Massive Chill 2021 on the KRIS 6 app and in addition by watching here.
Our workforce of meteorologists will present up-to-date protection all through the chilly snap.
9:10 a.m. – Steady energy outages at Del Mar Faculty has resulted within the lack of all companies on the college, together with Canvas and Internet DMC.
College officers say they are going to advise as soon as the companies have been notified.
8:35 a.m. – Corpus Christi police advise that there presently isn’t a secure journey choice to Portland or the Island.
Freeway 181, the Joe Fulton Corrider and the JFK Causeway all stay shut down due to the icy circumstances.
The police say that the closures have been made for public security. And when the roads are secure for journey, they are going to be re-opened.
At this second, there’s not a secure journey choice to Portland or the Island. HWY 181, Joe Fulton Hall & the JFK Causeway are shut down. We perceive that is an inconvenience, however these closures are to your security. When the roads are secure for journey, they are going to be re-opened.
— Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) February 15, 2021
7:48 a.m. – All Sinton Unbiased College District colleges will probably be closed on Tuesday due to the icy climate, in line with an announcement made by Superintendent Chad Jones.
7:03 a.m. – The Harbor Bridge isn’t anticipated to not reopen as we speak due to the icy circumstances which might be gripping the Coastal Bend, mentioned Rickey Dailey of the Texas Division of Transportation.
“What we’ll do is when it is secure for our crews to get on the market, we’ll assess the circumstances,” Dailey mentioned. “And we’ll attempt to open roads because the climate permits.”
Reside interview with Rickey Dailey of Texas Division of Transportation
7:00 a.m. – Sgt. Nathan Brandley of the Texas Division of Public Security urges motorists to remain off the icy roads throughout the Coastal Bend if in any respect attainable throughout this interview with Paulo Salazar on KRIS 6 Dawn.
Reside interview with DPS Sgt. Nathan Brandley
6:50 a.m. – The Nationwide Climate Service in Corpus Christi launched a particular 06Z climate balloon which it hopes will present knowledge on the blustery chilly and precipitation throughout the Coastal Bend.
We simply launched a particular 06Z climate balloon. The info will present vital knowledge to assist us assess our potential transition to snow.
Winds: 35 MPH
Wind Chill: 7° pic.twitter.com/rQJoZA735A
— NWS Corpus Christi (@NWSCorpus) February 15, 2021
6:30 a.m. – Metropolis supervisor Peter Zanoni gives the newest replace on how metropolis companies will probably be affected by the brutal chilly blast that has swept via the Coastal Bend.
Metropolis Supervisor Peter Zanoni gives the town’s replace Monday morning
4:30 a.m. – There will probably be no residential trash collections on Monday, metropolis officers have introduced.
Monday routes now will probably be collected starting on Tuesday and into Wednesday and presumably Thursday with earlier than and after hour companies round common routes.
Additionally, the Cefe Valenzuela Landrill, FM 2444 and County Highway 20, will probably be closed.
And the J.C. Elliott Assortment Middle and Switch Station, Freeway 286 and Ayers Avenue, additionally will probably be closed on Monday.
4:22 a.m. – We have began getting photos of ice balls throughout the Coastal Bend space.
Viewer Ashley Durheim despatched us this image of a member of the family holding a cold ball of icy when the climate began late Sunday night.
10:01 p.m. – The South Texas DPS chapter is reporting that it’s closing roadways in Nueces, Jim Wells, San Patricio, Kleberg and Refugio counties due to ice.
9:17 p.m.- The Metropolis of Corpus Christi introduced that they are going to shut most metropolis workplaces on Monday, February 15. This is an inventory of all of the workplaces and companies that will probably be closed.
- Metropolis Corridor
- Municipal Courtroom
- Public libraries
- Corpus Christi Worldwide Airport
- Stable Waste (Cefe Valenzuela Landfill and J.C. Elliott Assortment Middle and Switch Station)
- Well being District
- Al Kruse Tennis Middle
- H-E-B Tennis Middle
- Golf Programs – Municipal Golf Facilities (Oso Seashore and Lozano)
- Public Swimming pools (Collier and Corpus Christi Natatorium)
- Gymnasiums (Ben Garza and CC Health club)
- Senior Facilities & Curbside meals program
- House Delivered Meals
- Valentine Trunk or Deal with Drive Through at Salinas Park
- Improvement Providers
The town says first responders and animal care companies will proceed to supply companies.
9:02 p.m.- CCRTA is suspending all companies till Tuesday at midday.
8:59 p.m.- TxDOT is reporting US 77 on-ramps are being closed from south of Robstown to I-37 in Calallen. They mentioned “this is step one to full freeway closure in each instructions on this stretch of freeway.”
The next bridges in Jim Wells County have been shut down, in line with the sheriff’s division.
- 141 and 281
- 281 and 44
- FM 624 and 281
- 1554 and 281
8:47 p.m.- Corpus Christi’s Emergency Operation Middle is reporting the Joe Fulton Hall Ramp from Carbon Plant Highway is closed.
8:43 p.m. – AEP is reporting 4,000 energy outages in Corpus Christi; 2,500 of these clients with out energy are within the Calallen/Annaville space.
8:26 p.m. – TxDOT is reporting that the JFK Causeway is now closed, in addition to Interstate 37 between Downtown and Calallen. In accordance with TxDOT Public Data Officer Rickey Dailey, the present I-37 shutout is probably going a precursor to a full closure of that hall towards San Antonio.
8:14 p.m. – TxDOT is reporting that the US 181 Major Lanes are closed from Buddy Ganem to Moore Ave in Portland. The frontage roads are open. In accordance with Ricky Dailey with TXDOT, crews are “spreading Deicer and Ice Rock on the causeway however circumstances are deteriorating rapidly.”
7:38 p.m.- AEP is reporting energy outages throughout the Coastal Bend. Examine the AEP outage map for all reported outages.
In accordance with Nueces County ESD 2- Flour Bluff Fireplace VFD, the Oso Bridge is icing up and a seven to eight car pile-up is on the Oso Bridge eastbound.
7:36 p.m.- CCPD studies that SPID EB and WB is being shut down on account of icy circumstances.
SH 358 EB & WB are being closed on account of icy circumstances. We urge you to remain residence and off the freeway system. Keep away from accidents to your self and officers within the subject. pic.twitter.com/a4VFEaxs6x
— Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) February 15, 2021
7:20 p.m.- TxDOT tells KRIS 6 Information that the Harbor Bridge is being shut down on account of icy circumstances.
6:49 p.m.- In accordance with CCPD, “SH 286 North & Southbound are being shut down from IH 37 to the SH 358 on account of roadway icing over.”
SH 286 NB & SB is being closed from IH 37 to the SH 358 Interchange on account of icing on the roadway. pic.twitter.com/hwf9fU3paN
— Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) February 15, 2021
6:37 p.m.- In accordance with CCPD, there are accidents being reported on the Crosstown and SPID 286 flyover. As of now, there aren’t any street closures. Officers will probably be patroling the realm.
4:59 p.m.- Ingleside ISD will probably be implementing Inclement Climate/Pupil Vacation Days for all IISD campuses on Monday Feb. 15 and Tuesday Feb. 16.
Due to this alteration,February 22 and April 5, 2021, will now be usually scheduled college days.
So long as climate permits, college will resume as regular on Wednesday Feb. 17.
4:57 p.m.- The Metropolis of Corpus Christi is activating their Emergency Operations Middle at 5:00 p.m. to observe extreme winter climate. Public Works crews are on standby monitoring bridges and overpasses for attainable ice. At the moment, no roads have been closed.
Keep off roads if attainable. If you happen to should exit, keep ice-aware whereas driving and comply with the following tips from the EOC workforce:
- Plan your route as again roads could also be extra harmful than main roadways.
- Count on delays and plan accordingly.
- Speed up and decelerate slowly.
4:37 p.m.- H-E-B has lowered hours on Monday for his or her Corpus Christi and surrounding area stores on account of South Texas’ Winter Storm Warning. Hours of operation on Monday will probably be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
4:35 p.m.- Metropolis of Portland amenities will probably be closed Monday, February 15. You can also make your utility invoice and courtroom funds on-line at portlandtx.com/355/Make-a-Payment. The deadline for funds has additionally been prolonged to Friday, February 19.
3:49 p.m.- Corpus Christi’s Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA), will droop their companies beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 14. They are going to stay out of service till 12:00 p.m. Monday, February fifteenth. Future companies could also be delayed relying on climate circumstances. Go to ccrta.org for the newest updates.
2:45 p.m.- South Texas Botanical Gardens will probably be closed Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16. Regular hours of operation will resume Wednesday, February 17.
1:22 p.m.- The Texas State Aquarium will probably be closed on Monday Feb. 15 on account of winter climate circumstances. The aquarium plans to be open on Tuesday Feb. 16 beginning at 12:00 p.m. if climate permits.
1:20 p.m.- Aransas Cross Unbiased College District introduced that workers will work remotely on Monday Feb. 15, whereas college students will probably be off for a deliberate scholar vacation. The district says that within the occasion that journey circumstances are unsafe, courses for college students will probably be canceled as a nasty climate day on Tuesday Feb. 16, and workers will work remotely
1:06 p.m.- Airways that serve the Corpus Christi Worldwide Airport have pre-emptively canceled flights in anticipation of extreme winter climate.
Discover out of your flight has been canceled HERE.
1:04 p.m.- The town of Kingsville introduced the next:
- The town and county Administrative Workplace will probably be closed Tuesday
- The Heat Zone hours will probably be prolonged till Tuesday
- The mounted COVID-19 testing website will stay closed till Tuesday
- Trash Service within the Metropolis of Kingsville will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, with attainable delays
Extra data under:
10:51 a.m.- The Diocese of Corpus Christi introduced that each one Parish and Diocesan Faculties will transition to on-line studying for Monday, February 15.
9:46 a.m.- Kingsville ISD will implement distant studying on Monday AND Tuesday. Initially, the district deliberate to renew courses on Tuesday Feb. 16, however they added the distant studying day because of the inclement climate.
4:30 p.m.- H-E-B introduced that Corpus Christi and surrounding area stores can have altered hours of operation throughout South Texas’ Winter Storm Warning. On Sunday Feb. 14, the hours of operation will probably be 6-7 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and on Monday Feb. 15, shops will probably be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
3:28 p.m.- The Brooks County and Metropolis of Falfurrias Emergency Managment Middle introduced their momentary shelter/warming middle on the Fulfurrias Excessive College fitness center. The shelter will probably be opening at 8 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 13.
If you happen to plan on visiting the shelter, examine the graphic under earlier than going.
2:25 p.m.- Kleberg County Choose Rudy Madrid introduced an “emergency closing” of all county workplaces on Tuesday Feb. 16 to due the extreme chilly climate anticipated. The “heat zone” on the Human Providers Constructing may also be prolonged till Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.
2:22 p.m. – The town of Corpus Christi’s Buyer Name Middle is being activated this weekend to take calls from residents throughout the chilly inclement climate. You’ll be able to name the decision middle for points together with downed timber, damaged waterlines and frozen water pipes.
The weekend operation hours are:
Saturday, February 13
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 14
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The decision middle’s quantity is 361-826-CITY (2489). Make sure that to dial 911 for emergency help.
The Buyer Name Middle’s common hours are 7:00 a.m. to six:00 p.m., Monday via Friday.
1:30 p.m.- The town of Corpus Christi has partnered with native organizations to open a shelter for the homeless and people in want on the American Financial institution Middle. Yow will discover extra data HERE.
12:45 p.m.- Christus Spohn Kleberg initially canceled their Pfizer Second Dose Vaccine Clinic scheduled for Monday Feb 15 on account of inclement climate. They moved it to Tuesday Feb 16, however now they’ve moved it once more to Thursday February 18, starting at 8:00 a.m. This drive-thru clinic will probably be a mixed clinic for individuals who acquired their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine on Jan. 25 and Jan. 28.
No registration or appointments are needed. Simply convey your vaccine card for entry.
11:50 a.m.- The town of Corpus Christi is asking residents to report pets left unattended on this chilly climate to the Corpus Christi Police Division’s non-emergency line at (361) 886-2600.
The town says Patrol Officers and Animal Care Officers will probably be responding to calls as rapidly as attainable.
11:24 a.m.- George West ISD introduced Saturday morning that they are going to transfer all college students to distant studying on Monday, February 15 because of the forecasted winter climate. The district will probably be monitoring the climate via the weekend, however as of now, Tuesday, February 16 will probably be a daily college day.
6:20 p.m. – Extreme chilly climate is predicted over the following a number of days within the Coastal Bend area. The chilly climate could trigger electrical disruptions all through the town. AEP crews are monitoring the state of affairs. Learn extra, click here.
5:05 p.m. – Beeville ISD strikes to remote-only day for Monday.
Right here is the total launch from BISD Director of Communications Myra Barrera.
3:56 p.m. – Winter Storm, Freeze and Wind Chill watches have been issued for Aransas, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Bee, Duval, Jim Wells and Reside Oak counties, in addition to a small craft advisory from Bafffin Bay to Port Aransas and from Port Aransas to the Matagorda Ship Channel.
3:43 p.m. – The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Middle will probably be open this weekend, Feb. 13, 14; however will CLOSE Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 15 an 16, for wintery climate circumstances. It should resume regular hours Wednesday, Feb. 17.
12:10 p.m. – Sinton colleges can have a two-hour delay in reporting on Tuesday and won’t have college on Monday due to a workers improvement day.
On Tuesday, buses will run two hours later than regular with colleges opening two hours later than regular. Breakfast will probably be served to college students as soon as they arrive on the college.
12:02 p.m. – Chilly climate has pressured Christus Spohn Kleberg in Kingsville to cancel its COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Monday.
A number of individuals who acquired their first Pfizer vaccine on January 25 had been requested to return to the hospital to obtain their second dose on Monday. However because of the inclement climate, Christus Spohn Kleberg has postponed that clinic till Tuesday, February 16.
Those that had been scheduled to obtain their second dose on Monday can obtain their second dose beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
7:30 p.m. – The College of Science and Expertise will provide distant solely studying on Mon. Feb. 5, 2021 on account of forecasted inclement climate. This is applicable to College of Science and Expertise Elementary, College of Science and Expertise Center/Excessive College and College of Science and Expertise Bayshore campus. Relating to Tues. February 16, courses will resume on the common scheduled time till additional discover.
7:15 p.m. – Because of a extreme drop in temperatures forecasted this weekend via Tuesday, February 16, the Metropolis’s Parks & Recreation Division broadcasts the next closures and modifications to packages. For an inventory of closures, click here.
6:25 p.m. –
“Throughout this extreme chilly climate the Robstown Police Division is wanting to produce a blanket to any homeless particular person in want inside the metropolis limits.
If you recognize of anybody needing the blanket to remain heat please name the Robstown Police Division at 361-387-3531 and one in all our officers will ship the blanket inside our metropolis limits.”
This quote is from the Robstown Police Division.
4:21 p.m. – The Metropolis of Kingsville has launched steerage for the general public on the incoming chilly climate anticipated this weekend.
4:05 p.m. – CCISD has introduced that each one sports activities occasions are canceled Monday because of the inclement climate.
Specifics of the occasion will decide whether or not they’re rescheduled or not. CCISD athletics workplace representatives will probably be in contact with coaches concerning the particular person updates.
An e mail despatched to workers and fogeys says occasions occurring Friday and Saturday are nonetheless on for now.
3:11 p.m. – Tuloso Halfway ISD will swap to distant studying for Monday and Tuesday relying on the college schedules within the district.
2:50 p.m. – Kingsville ISD has adopted the lead of different native college districts in saying a remote-only day Monday because of the anticipated large freeze.
1:55 p.m. – CCISD introduced that college students and workers will be taught and work remotely on Monday in anticipation of the large freeze anticipated within the Coastal Bend.
“Security is at all times a high precedence in our colleges and district workplaces,” CCISD Superintendent Dr. Roland Hernandez mentioned. “We encourage our college students, households, and workers to be conscious of the winter circumstances arriving in our space.”
Hernandez informed workers to work remotely on Monday, Feb. 15 and college students who had been beforehand scheduled for a distant studying day on Monday will proceed as scheduled.
There aren’t any reported modifications for the district on Friday, Feb. 12.
1:47 p.m. – Kleberg County Choose Rudy Madrid has introduced they are going to open a “Heat Zone” this weekend.
The nice and cozy zone will probably be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for residents who want momentary shelter throughout the large freeze.
It will likely be on the Human Providers Constructing at 1109 East Santa Gertrudis and The American Pink Cross will probably be offering bedding and snacks.
Choose Madrid additionally says they are going to work with native sponsors to assist present meals.
1:34 p.m. – Alice ISD will go along with remote-only instruction Tuesday because of the inclement climate.
The district says the Texas Training Company has allowed districts to file a waiver for distant studying because of the dangerously chilly circumstances anticipated.
College students who’re in face-to-face courses will resume in-person instruction, and digital college students will proceed distant studying on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
A launch from the district says scholar meals for the weekend via Tuesday might be picked up from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, February 12.
1:09 p.m. – The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority has suggested that its routes may very well be affected by disruptions or delays due to upcoming climate circumstances.
Extreme climate could have an effect on upcoming CCRTA transportation companies. Please be suggested that routes could also be affected by delays or disruptions on account of potential storms or gale climate. pic.twitter.com/jJroYYmbLU
— Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (@CCRTA) February 11, 2021
11 a.m. – Metropolis officers held a press convention to replace the general public on preparation for some extreme chilly approaching the Coastal Bend. Watch the total press convention right here:
10:34 a.m. – Ingleside ISD has introduced that they are going to be closing on Monday on account of inclement climate.
Right here is the total assertion from Rebecca Taylor on the Ingleside ISD website:
“IISD has been intently monitoring the climate predictions which might be scheduled to happen early subsequent week. Initially, IISD had a scheduled scholar vacation to happen on February 22. After a lot dialogue, and for the protection of our IISD group, the Ingleside College District Administration has determined to alter that date and now make February 15, 2021, a scholar vacation/inclement climate day, and all IISD workers will report back to their campus at 1 pm to start Workers Improvement. Given this alteration, February 22 will now be a usually scheduled college day for all of IISD. Given the chance for quickly altering street circumstances throughout winter climate incidents, IISD will proceed to observe the circumstances and problem acceptable updates if it turns into needed. We ask dad and mom to hearken to the information and examine our web site and social media for potential modifications. Presently, all IISD campuses will return to their regular bell schedules on Tuesday, February sixteenth. We respect the understanding within the matter and hope everybody stays secure and heat throughout this winter climate.”