While the temperatures rise and fall in North Texas this winter, the one thing that has remained constant is the sky-high bill to pay for the state’s storm response.
A Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday for Parker County, Denton County and Collin County, and areas heading north and west from there.
The worst of Monday morning’s weather seems to have hit Montague County. Several school districts there were forced to either delay their starts or shut down completely.
Much of the snow that fell across North Texas on Thursday has gone away. But some icy patches are lingering on DFW area roads, and that could make travel dangerous.
Officials with the City of Dallas Street Services Department spent all of Thursday aggressively treating iced roads. They shifted between “Ice Force 1” mode earlier in the day to “Ice Force 2” and then back to “Ice Force 1” by late evening.
Texas Department of Transportation road crews hit the freeways first after snow fell early Thursday morning. Many side streets however, remained a problem for drivers.
People in Wise and Montague Counties fell asleep to piles of sleet and snow accumulations over yards, sidewalks and roadways.
Much of North Texas has thawed out after an ice storm that nearly shut down the region for several days.
Nearly a week after a winter storm swept through North Texas, lingering ice is still causing problems.
Thanks to the ice storm, auto repair shops expect to be busy for months. As the ice is starting to melt from North Texas roads, repair shops are just now starting to fix all the cars damaged during the storm.
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is shut down in both directions because of falling ice.
A water main break in Fort Worth forced crews to shut down a road on Wednesday morning, and could have an impact on traffic surrounding a nearby elementary school.