Explosions, black smoke expected during Dyess AFB training

Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Explosions and black smoke could be present in southwest Abilene during Dyess Air Force Base training Thursday.

A social media post from Abilene Police reveals, “Dyess AFB will be setting off explosives at their range this morning 8:30 am – 4 pm. If you hear loud explosions & possibly smoke, this is a controlled event by DAFB.”

The plumes of smoke and loud booms, which are both usually noticeable for miles, could be present on and off throughout this time.

Advisory: Dyess AFB will be setting off explosives at their range this morning 8:30 am – 4 pm. If you hear loud explosions & possibly smoke, this is a controlled event by DAFB.

Posted by Abilene Police Department on Thursday, September 5, 2019

BigCountryHomepage is monitoring the training status and will provide updates if additional information is released. 

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