City Departments Work to Clean Up after Early Morning Thunderstorm

Many City of Lubbock Departments are cleaning up and assessing damage throughout the city after an overnight thunderstorm. Some repairs will take a few days to complete and  departments may have to amend operations to accommodate current conditions.

The Parks and Recreation Department is assessing downed trees in local parks and is assisting in cleaning roadways. Citizens should be aware that some downed trees may be on the ground in parks until late next week.

Due to the extensive rainfall, alleys in some parts of the city are not passable, and may not be serviced today by Solid Waste. The landfill will close early today to allow necessary mechanical work to be performed. The Solid Waste Department expects to resume normal business operations on Monday, September 18.

Crews have been out since the storm came through, and will continue to be out to resolve its effects. We ask citizens to please be patient while we work to clean up and repair any damage.

For information regarding Lubbock Power & Light electrical outages or repairs, visit LP&L’s social media accounts. For the current outage map, visit:

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