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Icy temperatures, snow adorn City, area over week

From Staff Reports

Slaton, along with cities all around the area, experienced several inches of snow and record setting freezing temperatures last week.

The Lubbock area set a new low at -1 degree Fahrenheit Friday morning (Feb. 4). This is the first time since 1989 it has been below zero.

The City received 1.9 of inches over Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 2-3).

The Slaton Police Department posted up photos of icy roads overnight Wednesday (Feb. 3) cautioning people to not drive on the roads. Chief of Police Trevor Barnes reported no accidents caused by the snow.

The snowfall and wintry weather caused several delays and cancellations of activities for the remainder of the week.

For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.

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