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Road conditions in Howard County are VERY icy. This morning we had steady drizzle that has frozen on the streets. KBEST encourages you to stay off of the roads if possible. If you must drive allow a lot of extra time. Remember, you can check road conditions anywhere in the State at http://drivetexas.org
GOD BLESS OUR 1st RESPONDERS as they keep us safe and secure in this weather!
** CLOSED **
HWY 158 CLOSED from Sterling City to Midland due to severe ice!
Dr. Haddad's office will be closed at 12:00 pm. If you have an appointment please go in Friday Morning.
Revision - Howard County Appraisal District offices will be closed all day today
Big Spring Senior Center will NOT be delivering meals today. They are still open but not delivering meals.
ALL Big Spring Basketball games are cancelled (Lady Steers and Steers).
Howard College Basketball cancelled this afternoon.
Tubb Quarry is closed today.
First Baptist Church Big Spring has cancelled Wednesday night services tonight.
"The Wardrobe" is closed today and tomorrow (01/03/19) due to weather.
Spanish Inn is closed today due to weather.
The Heritage Museum is closed today.
Westside Day Care is closed today.
Big Spring Education Credit Union is CLOSED today.
ALL Glasscock County Offices are closed.
Ward Family Dental, PC is closed today.
Crossfit Big Spring has cancelled today's 9:30 AM class and tomorrow's (01/03/19) 5:30 AM class is also cancelled.
Trax - Local Transportation for Big Spring has been cancelled due to road conditions.
** EARLY CLOSURES**
New Hope Christian School - closing at 10:30 am.
Hillcrest Child Development Center will be closing at 12:30 today. Please make arrangements to pick up your child. A decision will be made about closing tomorrow will be made this evening.
Pirkle Weir Insurance Agency will be open from 10 am - 3:00 pm today.
Howard County Library hoping to open at 10:00 am.
Bargain Mart will open at 10:00 am.
Dr. Ahmed's office will open at 9:00 am.
HNB Mortgage will open late.
Glasscock County Stock Show has been moved to 2:00 pm this afternoon.
ALL Big Spring CITY OFFICES will have a late opening. Offices will open at 10:00 am.
Social Security Administration Office will open late at 10:00 am.
Scenic Mountain medical Group (the clinic side of the hospital) delayed until 9 am. Includes all their outside office, Family Medical Center. If you have a non-illness appointment, please, please call and reschedule. Don't come out in this if it is not necessary.
Tommy Churchwell Farmers Insurance Agent - Churchwell Insurance will have a late opening. The office line will be answered.
Cornerhouse Coffee late opening
**AREAS OF ICY REPORTED CONDITIONS:**
South 87 reported to be very treacherous. Report of a pick-up roll over South of Big Spring.
Report that Hwy 350 N is very slick.
FM 821 between Coahoma & Forsan very slick.
FM 461 is also very slick.
Areas around Federal Prison (particularly on Randolph) are very slick. Reports of multiple cars that have slid off of the road.
I-20 to the East of Big Spring in the Westbrook ares is reporting icy conditions.
Traffice East & West bound in that area is moving VERY slowly.
Wasson Road is very icy.
3rd & 4th Streets reported to be very slick.
FM 700 & Birdwell is very dangerous. Consider exiting Kentwood via Baylor Road.
11th place extension over to Moss Lake Rd. is extremely icy.