Winter Weather http://ketr.org en Tuesday's weather-related closures http://ketr.org/post/tuesdays-weather-related-closures <p>Here are the closures and delays for Tuesday, Mar. 3.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:30:24 +0000 Daniel Starks 50190 at http://ketr.org Tuesday's weather-related closures Slideshow: Winter Weather in Northeast Texas http://ketr.org/post/slideshow-winter-weather-northeast-texas-0 <p>Winter Weather may be a pain for travelers, but it is the perfect time for photographers to get some of the most beautiful pictures.</p><p>Do you have any photos of the winter weather you would like to share? If so, email them to <a href="mailto:daniel@ketr.org?subject=Winter%20Weather%20Photos&amp;body=Here%20are%20some%20photos%20from%20(Your%20Town)">daniel@ketr.org</a> with the subject "Winter Weather Photos" and also where you are from. We will post these to our website!<br />&nbsp;</p><p>Stay safe!</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:46:27 +0000 Daniel Starks 50159 at http://ketr.org Slideshow: Winter Weather in Northeast Texas Winter Weather Advisory issued for region http://ketr.org/post/winter-weather-advisory-issued-region <p>With the threat of winter weather moving back into the region, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of North Texas. The advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday morning and will last through 9 p.m. Sunday night.</p><p></p><p>A Winter Weather Advisory means that road conditions could become hazardous to drive on, so extra precaution is required when traveling.</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 14:07:02 +0000 Daniel Starks 50099 at http://ketr.org Winter Weather Advisory issued for region Freezing rain possible for region http://ketr.org/post/freezing-rain-possible-region <p>The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for the region until 6 p.m. Tuesday evening. Winter Weather Advisories are also in effect for Franklin and Wood counties.</p><p>Ice accumulations are possible on bridges and overpasses late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Areas in the northern portion of the region could see icing of roadways making travel hazardous.</p><p>Stay with KETR.org and KETR-FM 88.9 for up-to-date weather information.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:02:11 +0000 Daniel Starks 49282 at http://ketr.org Freezing rain possible for region Friday's closures and delayed schedules http://ketr.org/post/fridays-closures-and-delayed-schedules <p>Due to icy conditions on area roads, and the possibility of some more precipitation, some area schools will be on delayed schedules today, and two will be closed.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:16:02 +0000 Mark Haslett 49154 at http://ketr.org Friday's closures and delayed schedules Winter Weather Closings, Feb. 6 http://ketr.org/post/winter-weather-closings-feb-6 <p>Here is a list of closing and early releases for Thursday.</p><p></p><p>Bland ISD: <strong>Closing at 1:00 p.m.</strong></p><p>Blue Ridge ISD: <strong>Closing at 12:30 p.m.</strong></p><p>Boles ISD: <strong>Closing at 12:30 p.m.</strong></p><p>Caddo Mills ISD,<strong> releasing at 1 p.m.</strong></p><p>Campbell ISD, <strong>Releasing at Noon</strong></p><p>Commerce ISD, <strong>Releasing two hours early</strong> <em>(correction)</em></p><p>Cooper ISD, <strong>After-school activities canceled.</strong></p><p>Cumby ISD,&nbsp; <strong>closing at 11:30, opening tomorrow at 10 a.m.</strong></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:37:14 +0000 Daniel Starks 49115 at http://ketr.org Winter Weather Closings, Feb. 6 UPDATE: More counties added to Winter Weather Advisory http://ketr.org/post/update-more-counties-added-winter-weather-advisory <p><strong>UPDATE: 9:08 p.m. Saturday - </strong></p><p>The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Weather Advisory to include Hunt, Delta and Lamar counties in our region until 9 pm Sunday night.</p><p></p><p><strong>Original Story follows:</strong></p><p>Another cold snap is on the way to North Texas, and this time it could bring some wintry weather with it.</p><p>A Winter Weather Advisory has already been issued for Collin, Rockwall, and Fannin counties from 6 am to 9 pm Sunday.</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 23:20:36 +0000 Daniel Starks 48901 at http://ketr.org UPDATE: More counties added to Winter Weather Advisory Lions host Northwood tonight http://ketr.org/post/lions-host-northwood-tonight <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 17.99715805053711px;">Despite a two-day delay, Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce will get its shot at payback for its only loss of the season when it takes on Northwood Wednesday at The Field House tonight (Dec. 11) at 7 PM. The Knights snapped the Lions' season-opening, eight-game win streak on Dec. 3 with a narrow 75-73 win in Cedar Hill. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:33:03 +0000 Lionathletics.com 46820 at http://ketr.org Lions host Northwood tonight Thousands lose electricity http://ketr.org/post/thousands-lose-electricity <p>Despite successful repairs in some areas, hundreds of Northeast Texas residents remain without power following Friday's ice storm.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Much of the region - including Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Paris and Bonham - is served by Oncor Electric Delivery. More than 2,500 </span>Oncor<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> employees and contractors have arrived in Texas to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to enact emergency repairs.</span></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:33:48 +0000 Daniel Starks & Mark Haslett 46582 at http://ketr.org Thousands lose electricity Freezing rain possible through Sunday http://ketr.org/post/freezing-rain-possible-through-sunday <p>While the bulk of this weekend's ice storm has already impacted the region, sub-freezing temperatures and a chance for wintry precipitation will continue through Sunday.</p><p>Friday night, a break in cloud cover should result in very cold overnight low temperatures, with thermometer readings expected in the mid-teens. Winds out of the north around 10-15 mph, gusting to 20, could result in wind-chill values in the single digits to low teens.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:54:18 +0000 Mark Haslett & Daniel Starks 46533 at http://ketr.org Freezing rain possible through Sunday