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Smith County Offices delay opening until 10 a.m. Friday

“We will have a delayed opening of county facilities at 10 a.m. & will re-evaluate in the morning to determine if full day closure is needed," said S.C. Judge Moran.

TYLER, Texas — Smith County officials announced its office will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 4 due to winter weather.

“We will have a delayed opening of county facilities at 10 a.m. and will re-evaluate in the morning to determine if a full day closure is needed based on an evaluation of overnight conditions," Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran said in a prepared statement. "If so, we will make a public announcement at that time. We urge folks to drive carefully and avoid overpasses and bridges, if possible.”

Any closings do not apply to essential, emergency, residential and detention operations unless specifically stated.



The County Judge and/or Commissioners Court has the authority to close general governmental operations due to emergency conditions, including inclement weather conditions that cause a serious hazard for employees such as road conditions due to flooding, ice or snow.  General governmental operation in the following facilities will close or delay opening based on the County’s independent analysis of the inclement weather:

  • Smith County Courthouse
  • Smith County Annex Building
  • Cotton Belt Building
  • Road & Bridge
  • Animal Control and Shelter
  • Elections Administration Office
  • Veteran Services Office
  • Facility Services Office

Smith County facilities not noted above may opt for alternate delays or closings at the discretion of the respective Elected or Appointed Official.

For more information on school closures in Smith County, click here to visit the CBS19 home page.


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