Due to the forecast for inclement severe weather, the following services will be impacted: Memphis Parks, Memphis Animal Shelter, Libraries, Community Centers, City Courts and City Clerk’s Office, Code Enforcement, City Treasury, Permits Office, Office of Business Diversity and Compliance, 311 and 211, will all close at 4 p.m.
In anticipation of the severe weather, if possible stay home. Be aware of possible flooding and always turn around when the water level is questionable.
To report a power outage contact MLGW at 901-544-6500. To get MLGW updates, please update your telephone number, visit
To prioritize the safety of our staff and riders, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will be suspending services today, March 31, 2023, beginning at 5:00 pm. Ready services are accepting final bookings at 4:30 pm. Customers are encouraged to sign up for Omnilert for updates on service alerts, delays, or detours. Visit https://matatransit.omnilert.net/subscriber.php to sign up for service alerts.
City crews will remain on standby as Public Works monitors the recent forecast for severe weather. To report a downed trees after-hours call OEM at (901) 636-2525
Drivers that are approaching a signalized intersection that is completely dark, the intersection should be treated as 4-way stop.
Drivers approaching a signalized intersection that is flashing yellow, they should reduce speed and proceed through the intersection with caution.
Memphis Animal Services
Bring pets indoors in advance of the storm, pets should not be left outside, even in dog houses or fenced backyards. Bring them inside at to avoid the injury or death of your pet and (potential criminal charges). Memphis Animal Services is AT CAPACITY. If you find a lost pet, if you can, please hang onto to it while you look for the owner. If your neighbor has a dog outside, try speaking with them first before calling Animal Control.
Memphis International Airport
Many airlines have canceled or delayed flights around the country due to the severe weather forecast. Be sure to check your airline before heading to the airport. You can keep up with all MEM flight statuses on our website at https://flymemphis.com/flight-status/