• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
20°
Saturday February 28, 2015
View complete forecast
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow18132.70-81.72
Nasdaq4963.53-24.36
S&P 5002104.50-6.24
AEP57.580.17
Comcast59.380.23
GE25.990.1
ITT Exelis24.20-0.08
LNC57.64-0.47
Navistar29.11-0.85
Raytheon108.770.17
SDI18.22-0.38
Verizon49.450.08

5 die in weekend weather-related Texas accidents

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 8:15 am

DALLAS — Five people have died in weather-related accidents in Texas as a wintry storm system left thousands without power and stranded travelers to start the Thanksgiving holiday week.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until midday Monday for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, downgrading a winter storm warning.

The system dumped snow in the Texas Panhandle. The Department of Public Safety says two people died in separate accidents Saturday night on snow-covered roads in wrecks near Amarillo and Dumas. Three people were killed in a multivehicle wreck late Friday near Vega.

American Airlines and American Eagle canceled nearly 300 flights Monday, mainly in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Dallas-based electric utility Oncor reported about 23,000 customers without power Monday, in north and west parts of Texas.