Freezing rain and hazardous road conditions expected in North Texas


first_imgTCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Linkedin According to university policy, the school tries to let students know if the school will be closed by 6 a.m. that day or, in rare cases when they are confident in the weather forecast, the night before. Administrators determine closings by monitoring weather and travel conditions through the NWS and the city of Fort Worth.However, if the university closes, employees providing essential services related to health services, the presence of a residential student community or facilities used by the public are not excused.Students will recieve a TCU alert message in the event of a closing. Previous articleWomen’s basketball beats Mountaineers in overtimeNext articleHazing allegations surface against TCU’s suspended Delta Tau Delta Charter Shane Battis RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook printDark clouds and freezing rain are expected to greet students for their first week of the spring semester.A winter weather advisory has been issued for Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon warning North and Central Texas residents of impending freezing rain, sleet and snow. Temperatures are set to drop rapidly throughout the evening with strong winds of 20 to 30 mph, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Fort Worth.North Texas should see a mix rain and sleet Monday evening before the temperatures drop below freezing and light snow begins to fall early Tuesday morning. Fort Worth can expect about a half inch of snow Monday night, according to the advisory, while nearby counties may get up to two inches.While those on campus prep for a chill evening, students who are still on their way back to TCU should be cautious on the road and be vigilant of frozen surfaces.The advisory warns that roads and bridges may be icy from the precipitation and low temperatures. Anyone traveling from the south or east to Fort Worth Tuesday can expect slippery, dangerous roads.The NWS posted some safety tips on Twitter to help drivers navigate these conditions. It advised travelers to leave significant spaces between vehicles, avoid sudden turns or brakes, steer gently in the direction of a skid and to keep emergency items like blankets and flashlights in the car. + posts Linkedin Office of Religious and Spiritual Life affirms Muslim students in light of online threats ‘The Big Switch:’ Student spends a day in the chancellor’s shoes Shane Battis Twitter Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ ReddIt Twitter Lead On committee co-chairs share goals with students Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ Facebook The Leap: 10 April Fool’s pranks to try this year Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ A winter weather advisory has been issued for North and Central Texas (Photo by Elizabeth Campbell). Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img

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