Update: Lubbock ISD, Lubbock-Cooper, and Frenship ISD Cancel Classes
Update 2/5/20 (7 a.m.) - Lubbock ISD, Lubbock-Cooper ISD, and Frenship ISD have cancelled all classes for Wednesday, Feb. 5. due to icy road conditions. The Harmony Science Academy will also be closed. Southcrest Christian School, Christ the King and Trinity Christian have also announced that all classes are cancelled for Wed.
Other school districts that have closed for the day include the following: Snyder, which will also be closed Thursday, Jan. 6, Klondike, New Home, Roosevelt, Sands, Southland, and Wilson.
Lubbock Christian University, South Plains College, Texas Tech University, and Wayland Baptist University have delayed classes on Wednesday until 10 a.m. Other school districts that have 2 hour delays include: Abernathy, Bovina, Brownfield, Crosbyton, Dawson, Denver City, Dimmitt, Floydada, Hart, Idalou, Levelland, O’Donnell, Petersburg, Plainview, Post, Seagraves, Seminole, Smyer, Spur, Springlake-Earth, Sundown, and Whiteface.
To see a full updated list of closures and delays, click here.
Original Story 2/4/20 (5 p.m.) - Due to Lubbock and surrounding areas being under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, some local schools will be closed or have a delayed opening.
Here is the list of school districts that will be closed or delayed this week:
- Wilson ISD will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 5th
- Snyder ISD will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 5th and Thursday, Feb. 6th
- Post ISD is delayed 2 hours on Wednesday, Feb. 5th and will begin at 10 a.m.
- Lubbock ISD schools are delayed 2 hours on Wednesday, Feb. 5th and will begin at 10 a.m. (A decision on whether or not to cancel Lubbock ISD classes will be made in the early morning hours of Wednesday.)
- Abernathy ISD is delayed 2 hours on Wednesday, Feb. 5th and buses will run on pavement only
- Klondike ISD will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 5th
- Olton ISD will be delayed 2 hours on Wednesday, Feb. 5th and buses will run on pavement only
- Sands CISD is closed on Feb. 5th
- Plainview ISD is delayed 2 hours on Feb. 5th, buses will run on pavement only
- Loop ISD is delayed 2 hours on Feb. 5th, and buses will run 2 hours late
- Brownfield ISD is delayed 2 hours on Feb. 5th, buses will run on pavement only
This list will be updated as more cancellations are announced.
Aside from schools, Bacon Heights Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church of Snyder and First Baptist Church of Lubbock will all be closed on Wednesday.
The City of Lubbock's Emergency Communications website will continue to be updated with information regarding important public safety aspects. A live map showing road closures will be on this page should any roadways need to be barricaded.