Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.
After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.
With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.
Snow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations nationwide on Monday, and some 15,000 North Texans were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.
A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.
The heaviest sleet/ice accumulation was found from the northern parts of the Metroplex and point north and west. Some spots saw 4″ of sleet atop of a thin layer of ice…nasty conditions over these areas
With the threat of sleet and maybe even snow in North Texas Sunday night and into Monday, the folks that keep our roads clear spent much of Friday preparing for their first possible test of the winter season.
With the recent drastic temperature changes many North Texans may be starting to feel under the weather. But did you ever wish you knew what illnesses were going around your neck of the woods before they got to you?
The cold quickened the pace of students heading into school Friday morning.
Unbelievably cold for the month of April as temperatures hover in the 40s Tuesday afternoon with a strong north wind. Bundle up tonight if you’re out. Or maybe a fire in the fireplace if you still have any wood (can’t believe I just typed that sentence on April 23).
Zipped up, bundled up, and wrapped in blankets, determined Rangers fans settled for the coldest start of a day game in ballpark history.
During the week of the Super Bowl, the media attention surrounding the players and teams involved in the game increases twentyfold.