Updated at 3:17 p.m. A nasty winter storm continues to drop snow on Texas County.
Authorities from several agencies responded to numerous accidents- most involving slide offs – in the Houston area. There were no reports of injuries.
Some roadways were closed because stuck vehicles made traffic impossible.
A caller to the Herald this afternoon, who lives in the north part of town, reported 9 inches of snow.
Updated at 12:18 p.m.
Authorities with several agencies are working multiple accidents in the Houston area, law enforcement officials report.
Slide off accidents have closed traffic on some routes, including Highway B east of Houston. Several slide offs are reported there.
Traffic is reported moving again on U.S. 63 through the City of Houston.
Authorities are responding to two wrecks south of Houston: One at U.S. 63 at Highway RA; U.S. 63 and Hogan Road.
The Houston Fire Department is calling all personnel out to assist with the winter storm.
Earlier: Texas County streets and highways are snow-covered as a winter storm moved into the area on Saturday morning.
Authorities report that roads are slick. A truck traveled down a steep embankment Saturday morning on South Sam Houston Blvd. Emergency personnel were called to the scene.
The National Weather Service says as much as three inches of snow is expected.