Bowie County Courthouse to close Feb. 16 due to winter weather

TEXARKANA — The Bowie County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, due to the severe winter weather in the forecast.

A spokesperson for Judge Bobby Howell said that the decision was made by the judge, “for the safety of our citizens and employees.”

The judge’s office will monitor situation throughout the weekend and make subsequent decisions about Wednesday the 17th and Thursday the 18th. Factors that could delay reopening include road closures and power outages.

The forecast for Tuesday calls for mostly cloud with a high of 26 degrees and a low of 18 degrees. Chances for precipitation remain at 10% or lower throughout the day.

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