Texas Winter Storm 2021: Updates from across the DFW metroplex

Here are several recent updates on how municipalities across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are responding to this week's winter storm. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here are several recent updates on how municipalities across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are responding to this week's winter storm. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are several recent updates on how municipalities across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are responding to this week's winter storm. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are several recent updates on how municipalities across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are responding to this week's winter storm.

City of McKinney announces closures, delays due to weather conditions

Trash and recycling collections will be delayed beginning Feb. 15 due to forecast inclement weather, the city of McKinney announced.

City of Frisco: Trash, recycling delayed due to weather forecast

Trash and recycling collections will be delayed beginning Feb. 15 due to a forecast of inclement weather, the city of Frisco announced.


Local services, government offices affected by severe weather in Tarrant, Denton counties

Tarrant County announced that Feb. 15 government buildings will be closed Feb. 16 and a Commissioners Court meeting will be canceled. A Denton County Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for Feb. 15 will now be held Feb. 19, and all government facilities will be closed Feb. 16.

Emergency warming centers available at 7 locations in Richardson

The Richardson Emergency Management Center has helped coordinate the opening of seven warming centers across the city for those in need of refuge and relief from the severe winter weather.

Keller, Roanoke, Fort Worth open temporary warming shelters

Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth have opened warming centers in response to subfreezing temperatures and rolling blackouts caused by a winter storm.

North Fort Worth, Keller, Roanoke under water boil notice

Fort Worth issued a water boil notice Feb. 15, and other cities that buy drinking water from the city soon followed, including Keller and Roanoke.

Southlake, 9 other North Texas cities issue boil-water notice

Southlake is one of nine North Texas cities to issue a boil-water notice due to difficulties in obtaining water from the city of Fort Worth as well as subsequent loss of water pressure in Southlake’s system.

Plano opens temporary emergency warming center for those affected by winter weather

A city of Plano emergency warming station is open to the public until the evening of Feb. 18. The center opened Feb. 16 as power outages and dangerously cold weather continued.

Kira Lovell, Liesbeth Powers, Matt Payne, Miranda Jaimes, Sandra Sadek and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


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