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Posted on: January 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Winter Weather Information

Winter Weather Information graphic

A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for our area until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1. 

Facility Closures

Due to inclement weather, The Bedford Center YMCA will be closing at 10 a.m. today, January 30. In addition, all classes and Playhouse have been canceled.

We’ll continue to keep you updated on our communication channels and the City’s website about any additional impacts to City services these next few days.

Road Conditions

Widespread freezing rain and sleet is expected Monday night and Tuesday, with another round of freezing rain and sleet late Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Public Works crews began brining major City intersections on Sunday, January 29. Crews are out and about and continue brining operations at City facilities and major roadways, including Harwood Road, Forest Ridge Drive, Brown Trail, Bedford Road, Cummings Drive (S.H. 121 to Brown Trail), and Hospital Parkway. Learn more about City brining operations

With these changing weather conditions, make sure you're staying up-to-date on the latest information from the U.S. National Weather Service or your local news stations. If you need to head out, please take it slow as freezing drizzle will create slick spots.

The 4 P's

If you haven't already, now is the time to protect the 4 P's - people, pets, plants, and pipes. 

  • People: Check in on your elderly neighbors, family, and anyone you know that may be vulnerable in winter conditions.
  • Pets: Bring your furry friends inside! If it’s too cold outside for you, it is for them too.
  • Plants: Bring plants inside or use a sheet/blanket to cover plants that must remain outside. 
  • Pipes: Cover outdoor pipes and spigots to prevent freezing and breaks. Also, don’t forget to turn off your sprinkler systems. If you don’t know how to locate and shut off water for your home, please watch the City’s video to review how to safely turn off your water. 

If you need assistance with turning off your water in an emergency, please contact Public Works at 817-952-2200 during normal business hours. For after-hour emergencies, call the Police Dispatch non-emergency line at 817-952-2127.

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