Icy roads in Denton on Friday night snarled traffic as big rigs littered the roads and highways which were stuck in their own tracks.
As snow turns into ice, the commute along Interstate-35E from Lewisville north through Denton is treacherous.
While many North Texans could simply stay off the roads covered with snow and ice, but first responders don’t have that option.
When the roads are a mess and accident counts are up, it’s big business for tow truck companies.
Days before the storm hit, TXDOT trucks pre-treated roads with a brine, a mixture of salt and water.
Icy roads on Monday night caused headaches and traffic problems as the slippery roads proved to be too much for some drivers, but not all.
Plenty of people had to sidestep the weather warnings and find a way to get to stores and shops and hospitals and any other job.
On a wet, raw day with wind chills in the teens, at first we couldn’t believe our eyes.
Most drivers taking it slow as icy roads create hazardous driving conditions across the metroplex.
The Winter Storm Watch has been expanded to include more of North Texas.
Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.
Drizzle plus cold temperatures means DFW Airport is experiencing some delays today.