H-E-B opens select Austin stores on Wednesday as storm blasts region

HEB is opening some stores with very limited hours of operation on Wednesday, February 17th after the second in a series of brutal winter storms in Austin.

The Texas grocery chain operates dozen of stores in the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area, 23 of which are closed. Those that are open will be open from 12pm to 5pm. A full list of Austin locations can be found here.

The following stores will remain closed on February 17th according to HEB:

  • 183 & Lakeline Drive

  • 620 & 2222

  • Seventh Street & Pleasant Valley Road

  • Spicewood Springs & 183

  • Wells Branch Parkway & 1825

  • Slaughter Lane & Menchaca Road

  • Riverside Drive and South Pleasant Valley

  • 183 & 290

  • FM1431 & 183

  • North Lamar Boulevard and Rundberg Lane

  • Parmer Lane & McNeil Drive

  • Parmer Lane & I35

  • Anderson Lane & 620

  • South Congress Avenue and I-35 (Southpark Meadows)

Shops in the towns of Elgin, Taylor, Plugerville, Leander, Kingsland, Hutto, Marble Falls and Luling in central Texas are also closed.

In addition, Central Market, which is also owned by HEB, is closing its Westgate location today. The North Lamar location is open from 12pm to 6pm.

Both HEB and Central Market limit their curb and delivery times. The HEB and Favor Senior Support Line will also be closed on February 17th.

“At HEB, taking care of Texas is our number one priority and we are ready to help our Texans in any situation our business and communities find themselves in,” the grocer said in a press release on Wednesday morning. “For the safety of our partners and customers, HEB will temporarily change the opening times. We are still closely monitoring the situation and will resume regular opening times as soon as possible.”

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