Which may mean nothing much, but in this case the experts seem pretty sure of themselves.
If the predictions come true, rush hour this evening will be bad, but rush hour tomorrow will be worse. Unless, of course, schools and businesses decide it's better to keep their people at home. Seeing how the meteorologists are saying we'll all be waking up to a winter wonderland, that may be what happens.
We'll keep you updated on school closings and other cancellations. HISD has just announced no classes tomorrow, for instance.
(No decision yet on whether to have early dismissal today.) Update: No early dismissal today.
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Check back with us, and whet your appetite for the winter blast with this first picture, from Galveston:
Behold the horror: