The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Houston region from 3 a.m. to midnight local time today, January 28.
Due to the winter weather forecast and the unsafe driving conditions expected in the Houston area, the Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminal gates will Not open at 7 a.m. for commercial truck traffic. The Port of Houston is expecting to open the gates facilities at 1 p.m.
The Houston APM terminal will be closed due to the expected severe weather.
The terminal is expected to reopen on Wednesday, January 29, with modified hours from 1-10 p.m. The terminal will close for the meal hour between 5-6 p.m.
Further, the opening of the IMS container facility could be delayed and or the facility may even be closed.
Additionally, the Port of Houston Authority's executive and administrative office buildings will remain closed today, Tuesday, January 28, 2014. The offices are expected to resume normal business hours on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.