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Event Details

Event Winter Weather
State TEXAS
County/Area COLLIN
WFO FWD
Begin Date 12/15/2008 18:00:00 CST-6
End Date 12/16/2008 23:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/15
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Warm moist air overran a layer of sub-freezing air at the surface, causing freezing drizzle to spread across north Texas. Dozens of wrecks were reported Tuesday as the freezing drizzle coated roads and bridges and temperatures remained below freezing throughout the day. There were numerous injuries and several fatalities throughout the event. Indirect damages are estimated at $750,000.
Event Narrative Plano police responded to 69 accidents Monday evening and Tuesday due to icy conditions, with 11 of those resulting in injuries. Numerous other highways and roads were also icy.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DENTON (ZONE) DENTON (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NAVARRO (ZONE) NAVARRO (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KAUFMAN (ZONE) KAUFMAN (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 17:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNT (ZONE) HUNT (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 17:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAS (ZONE) DALLAS (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 17:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JOHNSON (ZONE) JOHNSON (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLLIN (ZONE) COLLIN (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TARRANT (ZONE) TARRANT (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELL (ZONE) BELL (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAN ZANDT (ZONE) VAN ZANDT (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCLENNAN (ZONE) MCLENNAN (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FANNIN (ZONE) FANNIN (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 20:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAMAR (ZONE) LAMAR (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 20:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAYSON (ZONE) GRAYSON (ZONE) TX 12/15/2008 20:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K