UPDATE 3/5 12:30 p.m. The Planning and Zoning meeting will take place tonight as scheduled. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Council chamber. Here is the link to the agenda: http://bit.ly/1EQTvob
UPDATE: 3/5 11:30 a.m. The roads are slowly improving as the temperature rises and the snow melts. Southlake DPS advises drivers to be cautious especially in shady areas. All City of Southlake offices will open at noon.
UPDATE 3/5 6:55 a.m. Southlake sand trucks are coating the streets, bridges and overpasses. If you are outside, please give the trucks plenty room so that workers can safely do their jobs.
UPDATE 3/5 6:15 a.m. Because of inclement weather, the City of Southlake offices will open at noon today. Southlake DPS advises that the roads are packed with snow and ice. They ask drivers to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.
Republic Services has advised the City that all collection activities for today, 3/5, are canceled. Services for commercial businesses will resume tomorrow (3/6) and residential services will resume on the next scheduled collection day.
UPDATE 10:05 p.m. City of Southlake sand trucks are on the streets sanding bridges and overpasses. Reports from the road crews say driving conditions are deteriorating quickly. Drivers are urged to stay off the roads.
UPDATE 9:05 p.m. The bridges are starting to become icy especially over bridges and overpasses. TxDOT has been notified. Watch for more updates as the weather and travel conditions change throughout the night and into the morning drive time.
UPDATE 6:20 p.m. Republic Services has notified the City that crews will be delayed Thursday, 3/5 due to weather. Republic’s plan is to start commercial collection at 9:00 a.m. and residential collection at 10:00 a.m. Republic will be re-assessing the roads in the morning to see if further changes are required.
Another round of winter weather is eminent. At this time we are expecting winter weather to begin impacting the Southlake area after 6 p.m. At least one to three inches of sleet or snow is expected with most of the accumulation is expected overnight. Please be careful if you need to travel this evening, but especially during the morning commute when road conditions are expected to be icy.
The City of Southlake has received the following forecast from the National Weather Service. Please keep in mind that this forecast is for North and Central Texas.
Winter precipitation and travel impacts are likely across North and Central Texas late this afternoon, tonight, and especially Thursday morning. Sleet and snow will be the primary precipitation type, with some areas of freezing rain occurring as well.
As cold air continues to surge southward Wednesday, rain will mix with and change to sleet from northwest to southeast:
For the most up to date information on the weather, please visit the National Weather Service Fort Worth/Dallas