We dodged the freezing rain bullet, which resulted in collapsing structures, falling trees limbs and downed power lines in other areas. What we didn't get sticking to those things, we made up for in the thickness of the ice on our streets. This, unfortunately does not discourage those that consider themselves accomplished all-weather drivers.
Many of those self-professed 'excellent' drivers have been parked on I-35 since Friday. There were so many stuck semi trucks this morning, that Fort Worth's plan to close all highways at 6 am for treatment/plowing, was jettisoned. Can't clear the road of ice if there are trucks parked on it.
|From Fox 4 DFW|
You know a winter storm is serious in the South when church is canceled, and the only ones I know of that are open are the ones along the I-35 frontage road that have opened their doors to those stuck on the highway (see above).
My kiddos didn't have school on Friday, and tomorrow isn't looking good unless it gets much warmer than forecasted today. They have played on the ice quite a bit, but we are rapidly approaching the end of our entertainment resources even with Christmas related crafts, baking, wrapping and decorating thrown into the mix.
This time spent with my children, with a fourth day of