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Been a stormy day especially north if I-10 as warm front worked Inland. Cold front moving into the area now with falling temperatures. Wet cold day Sunday with overrunning as trough aloft remains to our west. Drier weather for Monday before the next system moves in around New Year's.





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Information on closures, delays, late starts

This list of school information, including closures, late starts, and cancellations in Southeast Texas will be updated as KFDM News receives information throughout the day.

SAT will still take place as planned Saturday, January 25, at West Brook High School.

The administration of the SAT test which was originally scheduled to be administered at West Orange Stark High School on Saturday, Jan. 25 (tomorrow) has been cancelled. The test has been rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 8.

Jefferson County offices are closed Friday. Beaumont City Hall and other city offices are closed Friday. Water payments are extended through Monday. 

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Beaumont will be closed all day, except for essential personnel.   We will also be closing Houston and Huntsville locations, except for essential personnel. 

The Orange Community Action Association/Meals on Wheels and Transportation will be closed Friday (today). No meals or transportations will be running.

The Second Annual Local Author Meet and Greet Book Signing Event has been postponed.

Kountze ISD

  • Closed Friday

Warren ISD

  • Closed Friday

Nederland ISD

  • Open Friday


West Orange Cove-CISD

  • Closed Friday


Vidor ISD

  • Closed Friday


Jasper ISD

  • Closed Friday


Kirbyville ISD

  • Closed Friday


Buna ISD

  • Closed Friday


Evadale ISD

  • Closed Friday


Silsbee ISD

  • Closed Friday  



Newton ISD

  • Closed Friday



Deweyville ISD

  • Closed Friday 


Burkeville ISD

  • Closed Friday


Brookeland ISD

  • Closed Friday


Woodville ISD

  • Closed Friday



Spurger ISD

  • Closed Friday 


Colmesneil ISD

  • Closed Friday 


West Hardin ISD

  • Closed Friday


Legacy Christian Academy 

  • Closed Friday


All Saints Episcopal School

  • Closed Friday


Evolution Academy

  • Closed Friday


Premier Academy

  • Open two hours later than normal.

Lamar University

  • LU will be closed Friday. The remainder of today's classes are cancelled and offices will be closed. Classes and activities scheduled for Saturday will be held as scheduled.

Kid's Christian Learning Center

  • The Center will be opening at 10 a.m. Friday weather permitting.

The Lighthouse Kidz Kampus Learning Center

  • The start of the day will be delayed to 11 a.m. due to inclement weather.

Shorkey Center

Shorkey Center and Instruction Junction, 855 S. 8th St., will open at 10 a.m. Friday.


  • LIT will be closed today. Classes will resume on Monday.

Catholic Schools:

Due to predicted inclement weather, all Catholic schools in the Diocese of Beaumont will be closed.

Schools include:

  • St. Anne, Beaumont
  • St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, Beaumont
  • St. Catherine of Siena, Port Arthur
  • St. Mary, Orange
  • Msgr. Kelly Catholic High School, Beaumont

Little Eagles Early Head Start

  • School will delay until 10 a.m.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur

  • LSC-PA will start classes at 11 a.m. on Friday due to the projected inclement weather in the region. LSC-PA students who live in more remote areas of the region are urged to consider the safety of their travel before making the trip to campus for classes Friday.



Vista Academy of Beaumont

  • Closed Friday

Catholic Charities on Payday Lending

  • The meetings at Catholic Charities on Payday Lending scheduled for Friday have been moved from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bridge City ISD

  • Closed Friday


  • The start of school will be delayed by two hours and buses will run two hours later than normal.

Ehrhart Charter School in Beaumont

  • School will be delayed until 10 a.m.


Little Folks Daycare

  • Little Folks Daycare in Beaumont will not be open Friday.

King's Kids Daycare

  • The King's Kids Daycare at 4230 Highland Ave., will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Transportation will be provided in the evening.

Heaven Sent Learning Center

  • The center will open at 10 a.m. and children will not be transported to school, however children will be transported after school to the center.

Green Frog Daycare

  • The center will open at 10 a.m. and children will not be transported to school, however children will be transported after school to the center.

Lamar State College Orange

  • Closed Friday.

Harmony Science Academy Beaumont

  • School will start at 10 a.m. and the earliest a student can be dropped off is 9:30 a.m.

Texas Oncology - Mamie McFaddin Cancer Center

  • They will have delayed opening until 10 a.m.



Hemphill ISD

  • Classes will begin at 10 a.m. and buses will be running two hours behind schedule. 



West Sabine

  • Classes will begin at 10 a.m. buses will be running two hours behind schedule. 


Jasper-Vista Academy

  • Classes will begin on time, but students will not be considered tardy unless they arrive after 10 a.m.

Jasper - First Baptist Church Day School

  • Doors will open at 9:30 a.m., classes will begin at 10 a.m.

Jasper - Young Years Day Care Center

  • It will open at 9 a.m.

Jasper - Center Stage Dance Studio

  • Thursday evening classes are cancelled.


  • BISD will delay the start of school two hours later than normal Friday. Faculty and staff are asked to report to work at their regular scheduled time. For additional information, faculty and staff should contact their campus principal. All athletic events scheduled for Thursday, January 23rd, will remain as scheduled.



Hardin Jefferson ISD

  • School will start at 10 a.m. and buses will run two hours late.

City of Vidor Sanitation Customers

  • Due to inclement weather, Friday's pick-up will be postponed until Saturday.

Port Arthur ISD

  • Port Arthur ISD will delay the beginning of school by three hours Friday morning. The transportation department will adjust their regular pick-up times by three hours in order to coordinate with the opening of the schools. Breakfast will not be served Friday, but lunch service will be at the regularly scheduled times. Elementary campuses will begin at 11:25 a.m. Jefferson and Lincoln Middle Schools will begin at 11: 40 a.m., Port Arthur Alternative Campus (PAAC) will begin at 10:40 a.m., and Memorial 9th Grade Academy will begin at 10:30am. Memorial High School will begin at 11:00am. Students will not be counted absent, regardless of the time they come to school in the morning. Schools will release at the normal time.


Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas (Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange) 

  • Closed Friday. Will re-open Monday.

Hughen Center's Bob Hope School and Hebert Adult Daycare Center Announces Adjusted Hours for Friday, January 24th

  • Bob Hope School will begin classes at 10 a.m. on Friday and students will be released at 4 p.m. Students are required to attend school. The adults for Hughen Center's Hebert Adult Daycare Center will arrive at the center at 10 a.m. and leave at 3 p.m. on Friday.

Hamshire Fannett ISD

  • There will be a two hour late start.



East Chambers ISD

  • Closed Friday.


  • All LC-M ISD schools will begin two hours later than the usual starting time. This also applies to employees in departments through out the district. Buses will run their usual route two hours later than they do on regular class days.

Lumberton ISD

  • There will be a two hour delay for students and staff.

Anahuac ISD

  • Closed Friday.


Community Christian School and Daycare

  • Closed Friday




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