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City of Abilene - News & Events

Posted on: December 19, 2022

Information in preparation for severe winter temperatures

a list of tips on how to prepare for severe winter weather

Weather forecasts show Abilene and the Big Country will be taking a plunge into the teens and possibly even single digit temperatures over the Christmas holiday weekend. 

The City of Abilene urges residents to take time now to prepare for this possibility and make sure you are equipped to receive the latest weather alerts and information from our Office of Emergency Management and other utility providers. You can sign up to receive CodeRED weather and other emergency alerts from the Office of Emergency Management by clicking here, or clicking on the link under the "Online Services" tab at the top of this page.

Rose Park Senior Center will be open 12/22 and 12/23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a warming center for residents.

Questions or concerns about electric power should be directed to AEP at www.aeptexas.com or 1.877.373.4858.

Questions or concerns about natural gas services should be directed to Atmos Energy at www.atmosenergy.com or 866.322.8667.

Scroll down for some quick tips and help on preparing for severe winter weather.


a list of tips on how to prepare for severe winter weather


A list of winter weather terms and definitions


a list of tips on what to do during severe winter weather

CodeRED and City alert sign up

rose park senior center a warming center for the public 12/22 and 12/23


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