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City of Memphis Service Center Closures (1-31)

City of Memphis Service Center Closures (1-31)

The wintry weather we are currently experiencing is affecting some city operations. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Here is a breakdown of areas impacted, as well as general information.

-Treasury Office

As a result of inclement weather, Treasury Office will only accept electronic payments.

-Community Centers/Senior Centers 

Due to inclement weather, all Memphis Parks facilities are closing today at 4:00 p.m. 

-Memphis Public Libraries 

 Due to inclement weather, Memphis Public Libraries will close today at 4:00 p.m.

– City Clerk’s Office and City Courts

The City Court Clerk’s Office and City Courts are closed.

-Public Works:

Ice and Snow Operations will continue for at least the next 48 hours. It is a continuous operation, and the city is using all available assets to manage the forecast for server winter weather.

Public Works Snow and Ice Operation include:

  • 14 sand/salt/brine trucks are treating city roads
  • To report a downed tree after-hours, call OEM at 901-636-2525

-Warming Center:

The City of Memphis opened an emergency warming center at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 31, 2023, at Greenlaw Community Center, 190 Mill AveThe warming center will run until 8:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2. Emergency Warming Center is a temporary facility for those needing a place for respite from the cold weather. The warming center is not intended to replace the services provided by a shelter. Openings are available at local shelters for anyone who requires full-service protection. Those seeking shelter accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from our partners at the Union Mission (Men’s Shelter), 901-526-8403, or The Salvation Army (Women or women and children), the 24-hour MIFA hotline at 901-529-4545 or 211.


–Memphis Animal Service (MAS)

The law requires a doghouse and access to clean food and water during life-threatening temperatures, but when temperatures are dangerously hot or dangerously cold, you have to do more than that. You have to bring them inside.


  • If you use ice melt, make sure it’s pet-friendly
  •  If your pet has access to ice melt you don’t purchase, be sure to clean their paws after they walk on it, OR they can wear booties.


  •  Please don’t rely on your dog to alert you to them being too cold
  •  Remember, if you live in Memphis, your dog is NOT acclimated to single-digit temperatures, regardless of breed


  •  Keep it out of their reach, and clean up any spills.

– Solid Waste/Garbage, recycling, and outside-the-cart collections:

The collection of garbage and recycling carts may be delayed this week. Customers are asked to present their carts this week on their scheduled collection day. City and contractor crews will evaluate route conditions daily and restore services as soon as it can be done safely. It may take until Saturday, February 4, 2023, to restore some routes. Please leave your garbage and recycle carts at the curb until collected.

Solid Waste Division regrets any inconvenience customers may experience and appreciates your patience. We hope to restore services as soon as possible. For information on your collection schedule and to receive notification of service changes, please download the City of Memphis Curbside Collection app, available from the Apple App and Google Play online stores.

– Memphis Housing Authority (MHA)

Due to the inclement weather this evening and overnight, which will result in potentially hazardous road conditions, Memphis Housing Authority’s central office will be closed on Tuesday, January 31  

-Memphis International Airport:

Many airlines have canceled or delayed flights around the country due to snow and ice. Be sure to check your airline before heading to the airport. You can keep up with all MEM flight statuses on our website here


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