BIG COUNTRY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – City offices across Abilene and Brownwood will be scarce during winter weather conditions, expected to last through midday Wednesday.


Offices with the City of Abilene closed for business at 10:00 a.m. Monday due to the weather. The Solid Waste fleet was also canceled Monday.

The city said it is following Abilene ISD closures for the remainder of this weather event, but essential and public safety personnel will remain on duty. Abilene ISD will be closed Tuesday.

Taylor County offices and the courthouse will be closed Wednesday, as well.

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Hendrick Health is also closing or delaying some of its services. Refer to the chart below:

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In Brownwood, the city said it is delaying the opening of non-emergency facilities. Depending on how the weather conditions continue to develop over the next day or so, additional closures and delays may be announced.

For Wednesday, February 1, the City of Brownwood has these postings:

  • NORMAL – Fire, police, and dispatch will operate as normal
  • CLOSED – All non-emergency facilities, including City Hall
  • CLOSED – Recycling Center
  • ADJUSTED – The Landfill will be open between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • CLOSED – Sanitation
    Tuesday’s trash route will be picked up on Wednesday for both residential and commercial routes
  • CLOSED – The Senior Citizens Center will not serve congregant meals or home delivery

The City of Brownwood advises its residents to register for emergency alerts by following this link. In case of a power outage, you can track and report using Oncor’s Storm Center, or call (888) 313-4747.

Stay with as we continue to monitor the wintry weather. Click here for closures and delays.