As snow turns into ice, the commute along Interstate-35E from Lewisville north through Denton is treacherous.
In the heat of late July, officials in Keller are determined not to get caught off guard by the first winter freeze. The city bought two snow plow attachments for city trucks.
From interstates to highways to side streets — a sheet of ice, and in some cases snow and slush, covered North Texas roads for Friday morning’s commute.
Rescuers on Wednesday pulled a Texas family from an SUV that had been buried in a snowdrift on a rural New Mexico highway for nearly two days.
Up until now, there wasn’t a single snow plow stationed in all of North Texas. Every time the region got clobbered by a storm, road crews had to wait for plows to arrive from other parts of the state.