A cold winter rain suddenly turned to ice west of Fort Worth Friday afternoon, coating trees and power lines.
Friday and Saturday produced the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in May in the last 110 years.
For eight years it’s been a New Year’s Day tradition at the Ryan Family YMCA in Fort Worth. Tuesday morning dozens of people came together, in swimsuits, to take the Polar Plung.
North Texas has seen a good 30-degree temperature swing in less than 24 hours. From Sunday’s high of 76 degrees, temperatures dipped down to 46 in Dallas and 44 in Fort Worth Monday morning.
After struggling to dig out from snow and ice that buried North Texas just last week, rain in the metroplex turned from sleet to snow just before 3 a.m., in some western parts.
Many of Dallas’ homeless will spend this night under a pile of cardboard and debris. It’s all they have to stay warm.
We can expect one more really nice day with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s before winter reappears.