Southlake will be ringing in the New Year with colder temperatures. Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the 20’s with wind chills in the teens on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
There is a 20 percent chance of winter weather precipitation as well. If winter weather does occur it is forecast to be light and mostly on elevated surfaces.
With winter just starting, here are a few tips to keep in mind to help prepare for the colder weather.
Stay up-to-date with winter weather in Southlake by following Southlake Emergency Management on Southlake DPS Facebook and Twitter.
HOOOWWL! That’s the sound of a happy pet ready to march around Southlake Town Square in their best Halloween costume.
Happy Howl-er-ween Pet Parade
October 29, 2016 at 10 AM
Bring your furry or feathered fur baby — real or stuffed — to strut their stuff! All friendly and leashed animals are welcome. We’ll have a water station, a treat station, and an opportunity to get some great photos with your pet! At 10:15, we’ll start our march around the Southlake Town Square.
For more information please call Southlake Public Library at 817.748.8243 or visit here for more information.
Get ready for the first blast of cold air starting tomorrow. A strong cold front will arrive sometime in the Tuesday
morning and temperatures will continue to drop throughout the day. Forecasters are expecting a freeze warning tomorrow evening into Wednesday morning with temperatures dropping into the high 20’s on Wednesday.
To the north and west of the City of Southlake, temperatures are expected to drop even lower to the mid to low 20’s. You will definitely want to get wrap your pipes, cover your plants and make sure and bring in your pets.
Fire Chief Mike Starr says, “Chilly conditions are expected to stick around through the end of the work week so plan accordingly and start preparing your home for freezing temperatures to avoid busted pipes.”
Follow Southlake Facebook and Twitter for the latest information about the upcoming change in weather.
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**IMPORTANT REMINDER: In one week Animal Control Services will move to the City of Keller. We want to thank Animal Control Services Officer Ronnie White for his service to the City of Southlake. He will be joining the City of Keller when the move takes place on Monday, October 1, 2012.
Southlake’s Department of Public Safety is joining with the City of Colleyville to move all Animal Control Services to the City of Keller. Southlake residents will be pleased to learn that this move will provide improved Animal Control Services.
The benefits to this plan are numerous and it is cost effective for the City and its citizens. “Southlake DPS is committed to providing excellent City services to our residents. This multi-city agreement will add convenience and improved services to the citizens of Southlake whether it is help in finding a lost family pet or providing assistance with an animal control problem especially during nights and weekends,” said Police Chief Stephen Mylett.
All three Cities will share in the cost of the Animal Control Services Agreement. Initial cost for the City of Southlake will be $66,542.
The City of Keller will begin housing lost pets and animals from Southlake and Colleyville October 1, 2012 at their current facility. The new Keller Regional Animal Adoption Center will be 9,400 square feet and will be located at the Keller Police Department at 330 Rufe Snow Drive. Keller Police Chief Mark Hafner says, “The City of Keller is committed to this joint project and we are working to have the new animal and adoption facility completed by Spring 2014.”
The City of Southlake is providing additional information on our website to answer any additional questions that residents may have. http://tx-southlake.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=890. For information on feral hogs issues http://tx-southlake.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=900.
Key points of the multi-city agreement include: (October 1, 2012)
Frequently asked Questions:
This new multi-agency agreement continues the City of Southlake’s commitment to excellence through another great partnership with the Cities of Keller and Colleyville. Again, more information can be found on the City of Southlake websites listed above.