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2/24/04

Caution Urged as Road Conditions Worsen

From the First Alert Forecast Center, temperatures are supposed to remain at 27 degrees overnight. Roads will be slick for your Wednesday morning commute. Texas Department of Transportation and City of Lubbock street crews are working throughout the evening to ensure safe roads. However, they can't guarantee it.

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Watch out for overpasses and bridges on Loop 289 and Interstate 27. Be particularly careful at every city intersection. Spreaders are working these areas the most as condition continue to worsen. TX DOT and the COL are spreading a salt and sand combination to help melt any ice.

Regional Road Condition Phone Numbers and Information
With winter weather upon us, find out about regional road conditions to keep your family safe.
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The snow is expected to carry on through Tuesday evening and overnight, and tapering off by Wednesday morning.

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