Category Archives: Weather

State Sales Tax Holiday on Emergency Preparedness Supplies Runs April 28-30

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, from April 28 to April 30.“The severe weather we had last year — particularly Hurricane Harvey — was a…

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Editor’s Note, added on April 4, 2017:Collection of debris from last week’s storm continues. Please remember that limbs and fence panels should be cut into 4 foot sections or smaller and stacked curbside in manageable piles. We are not requiring that limbs be bundled at this time. After April 10th,…

Public Works Crews Respond to Flooded Roads, Downed Streets Lights During Torrential Rains

Earlier this month, light snow and ice kept Public Works and Transportation Field Operation crews busy as they sanded more than 70 locations across Arlington to keep motorists safe. But it wasn’t wintry weather that had the crews back in action this weekend.  Sunday night’s severe storm event brought torrential rain, which…

Light Wintry Precipitation is Possible for Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex This Week

An artic cold front arriving in North Texas tomorrow could bring light wintry precipitation but isn’t expected to impact roads, bridges and overpasses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to the National Weather Service. Light snow or sleet pellets are possible for much of the Metroplex beginning around midnight Thursday through Friday…

National Weather Service: Arctic Cold, Wintry Mix Possible Dec. 8, 2016

The National Weather Service is advising residents to be prepared for the first arctic intrusion in almost two years across North and Central Texas. Please use the City’s WeatherBug technology found on the home page for the latest conditions in your Arlington neighborhood. After highs mostly in the 50s today, temperatures tonight will tumble…

Flood Safety Tips to Remember for People Living in Arlington

The City of Arlington wants people to prepare for the possibility of more flash flooding. Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department has prepared the following tips related to emergency preparation, flood safety and awareness reminders: Create a family emergency plan which includes an emergency safety kit and evacuation plan. Don’t forget to include the family…

Severe Weather Resources for People Living in Arlington

As Arlington experiences the possibility of more severe weather and flooding, please be aware of the following information: Flood PreventionSandbagsThe City of Arlington is currently providing 25 sandbags free of charge per storm event at 801 W. Main.  Sand bags are available to residents between 8:00 and 5:00 Monday through Friday. …