It’s Day Four of Ice Storm 2013, the massive blast of Old Man Winter that has shut down North Texas schools (yet again?!), covered highways with thick ice, snarled traffic for miles, delayed hundreds of flights and canceled myriad events, including the annual Children’s Medical Center holiday parade and the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon. (Stay up to speed on the storm on KERA’s live weather blog.)But when life gives you snow, make snow cones, Carleen Michener of Denton told KERA.Here’s a look at 11 of the more whimsical moments of Icepocalypse 2013.
Up to 4 inches of ice and sleet still cover parts of Dallas-Fort Worth. Temperatures aren't expected to reach the 40s until Wednesday. [Find the forecast here.] We'll be updating this post. Update, 2:05 p.m. Monday: We have an update on the power outage situation. Oncor continues to make progress toward restoring power to those who lost it during the ice storm.As of 2 p.m., Oncor’s Storm Center site showed 18,000 customers without power. But Oncor says that includes all outages throughout the region, including those that aren’t storm-related. Oncor told The Dallas Morning News that there are less than 6,000 storm-related outages.
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