Many roads that weren’t cleared were more like skating rinks Friday night. Most will only get worse as the night goes on.
A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.
Denton saw its share of winter weather on Friday. CBS 11 traveled to that city to check out conditions.
Cities across North Texas are taking action before the winter storm arrives. While some events have been cancelled or delayed, as of now, the starting line is still up for one of this weekend’s “hottest” events.
That major Northeastern winter storm is causing dozens of flight delays and cancellations at DFW Airport.
During Super Bowl week last year, snow plows were brought in from outside North Texas to the roads. This year, we won’t have to rely on other departments for snow plows: TxDOT bought 29 of them, nine of which are housed here.
Hard to believe after such a nice sunny day Tuesday that a winter storm will be ongoing across North Texas Wednesday morning. But that is what we will be dealing with.
Another strong upper level disturbance will move over North Texas late Tuesday night, creating precipitation and dragging down cold air. The combination of the two will lead to winter weather once again for North Texas.
Last Monday North Texas was bracing for a bitter blast of cold. As we prepare to go through it all again, some area schools have yet to clean up the mess dealt them by the first storm.
Media from all over the world are in our backyard, which, it so happens, is covered with ice and snow.
The American Red Cross is making an emergency appeal for money and blood donations, blaming the winter weather for creating a critical shortage of both.