Winter Storm Cleon

Winter Weather
6:33 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Thousands lose electricity

Around mid-morning, this piece of elcetrical hardware crashed in Commerce.
Terrell Bratek

Despite successful repairs in some areas, hundreds of Northeast Texas residents remain without power following Friday's ice storm.

Much of the region - including Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Paris and Bonham - is served by Oncor Electric Delivery. More than 2,500 Oncor employees and contractors have arrived in Texas to to enact emergency repairs.

"We have our employees and outside utilities and contractors positioned across our service territory, prepared to respond as soon as possible," said Oncor chief operating officer Jim Greer.

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Winter Weather
8:54 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Freezing rain possible through Sunday

Ice accumulations varied from 1 to 3 inches over the region.
Mark Haslett

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.

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.

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