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Chance of more thunderstorms today

Chance of more thunderstorms today

There is a chance of thunderstorms for the Paris area and North Texas today. This afternoon, remaining storms should be confined to the areas south of the I-20 corridor. The stronger storms could produce gusty winds and small hail. Courtesy:  Lamar County Sheriff   ...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Road closings for tonight - Take Caution

Road closings for tonight - Take Caution

As of right now, all of the road closures/flooded area for Paris are as follows: PRECINCT 1: FM 1503 1 MI OFF FM 196 FM 196 AT THE RED RIVER COUNTY LINE CR 15100 PRECINCT 2: CR 22900 CR 22500 CR 26320 PRECINCT 3: CR 31100 FM 197 JUST EAST OF FM 906 PRECINCT 4: FM 2648 AT THE COWBOY CHURCH FM...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD Update: Last Night's Intense Rain Storm

Paris PD Update: Last Night's Intense Rain Storm

As the weather system moved through the city of Paris last night, our emergency services were put to the test.  The National Weather Service has several reporting stations around the county that indicated anywhere from 2.5 inches to 7.5 inches of rain by midnight.  The heaviest portion of the...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Reported road closures in Paris after last night's flooding

Reported road closures in Paris after last night's flooding

Texas Department of Transportation is reporting the following highway conditions for Paris.  FM 195 eastbound and westbound lanes are closed due to high water. FM 1184 eastbound and westbound the bridge is closed due to water over the roadway.  Motors are to use an alternate route.  Follow...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Area flood warning for Lamar County

Area flood warning for Lamar County

The National Weather Service has issued an area flood warning for Lamar County. Please use extreme caution when driving on roads due to the heavy rains there are several roads that will have water covering the roads. Please keep in mind that there will be more rain tonight and this weekend. If...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Another weather aware day today

Another weather aware day today

  Today Paris and the surrounding areas are in for a dreary gray day with a chance of rain all day and thunderstorm development this afternoon. Some storms may become severe.  Please be weather aware today.  Spotter activation is likely for this afternoon. Courtesy: Paris Police...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris spared by the weather, Grayson County not so lucky

Paris spared by the weather, Grayson County not so lucky

Last night as Paris, TX. and surrounding cities prepared for severe weather, Paris was spared, but Grayson County was hit by two possible tornadoes. The cities of Bells, Howe and Whitesboro were hit the hardest.  Many woke up this morning without power according to the Grayson County Office of...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Super cell could move through Lamar County between 7 p.m. and 12 a.m.

Super cell could move through Lamar County between 7 p.m. and 12 a.m.

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department is alerting residents of Lamar County to be prepared severe weather tonight. The National Weather Service is predicting a super cell that will move through Lamar County between 7 p.m. and 12 a.m.  This super cell could produce 70 mph winds and hail...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Update on today's weather

Update on today's weather

The Storm Prediction Center continues to show areas of slight to enhanced risk of severe storm development this afternoon across parts of north and central Texas. Isolated storm development is expected to begin after 3 p.m. along the dryline which is expected to drift east to a roughly Vernon...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Possible severe weather slated for Tuesday

Possible severe weather slated for Tuesday

Please be weather aware Tuesday afternoon and evening. The Paris area has potential for a severe weather outbreak with a strong cap and the approach of a dry line. Paris Police Department doesn’t  think Paris will see anything locally until sometime between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris area facing severe weather today

Paris area facing severe weather today

Today’s weather is calling for severe thunderstorms with possible high winds and hail up to 1 inch. At this time there is a low risk for a tornado.  High today around 75 degrees.  Normal weather and sunshine should return tomorrow.   ...

04/11/2016 by eParisExtra
Wind Advisory Today; Severe Storms Tonight

Wind Advisory Today; Severe Storms Tonight

East Texas could face the return of severe thunderstorms, some of which can cause property damage and flash flooding from Wednesday evening into Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, Paris and Lamar County are under a Wind Advisory until 7pm this evening with sustained wind...

03/23/2016 by eParisExtra
Cold, Wet Weather Moves in on Saturday

Cold, Wet Weather Moves in on Saturday

The US National Weather Service in Fort Worth has warned that a strong cold front will move through North and Central Texas on Saturday. Wide spread rain showers are forecasted with a chance of snow near the Red River. However, any snow that falls is not expected to accumulate or cause travel...

01/15/2016 by eParisExtra
Winter Weather Returns Next Week

Winter Weather Returns Next Week

Expect unseasonably warm temperatures for Christmas day. But strong thunderstorms are expected to move into Lamar County on Saturday. Behind these thunderstorms is a cold front that will return more typical winter weather to the area. Mostly cloudy skies are forecasted for Christmas day and...

12/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flooded roads

Flooded roads

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has posted that they have received reports of the following flooded roadways: CR 42400 CR 43270 FM 38 N NEAR MAXEY CREEK FM 137 BETWEEN CR 26500 AND 25440 CR 45060 CR 36550 FM 1499 NEAR CR 36550 CR 14050 FM 79 AT CR 32500 TO PARIS The National Weather...

11/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Rain, Cold Temperatures Expected for Weekend

Rain, Cold Temperatures Expected for Weekend

The rain is expected to continue throughout the weekend, with a flash flood warning in effect until Sunday. As a cold front moves through the area, temperatures will fall throughout the day on Friday. Expect a chilly 46 degrees by 5pm. Temperatures will not climb out of the 40s Saturday and...

11/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Pattonville Post Office Suffered Wind Damage This Morning

Pattonville Post Office Suffered Wind Damage This Morning

The Pattonville Post Office suffered wind damage this morning. The Post Master said the damage was limited to the front customer area of the Post Office and that no mail was damaged or wet. The Post Master was waiting on power to be restored and instructions from the Paris Post Office on how...

11/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Under Flash Flood Watch

Lamar County Under Flash Flood Watch

Once again the National Weather Service has announced that  Lamar County is under a flash flood watch that began at 6am this morning and continues until this evening. Most of North and Central Texas is under this Flash Flood Watch. Forecasters are expecting periods of heavy rain on already...

11/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Under Flash Flood Watch

Lamar County Under Flash Flood Watch

Lamar County is one of many North Texas counties under a Flash Flood Watch. According to the National Weather Service, Lamar County is under a Flash Flood Watch that is in effect through Sunday morning. Expect periods of prolonged heavy rainfall, with 8 to 10 inches of rain possible. The...

10/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Rain and Cooler Temperatures in Forecast

Rain and Cooler Temperatures in Forecast

It has been awhile since Lamar County has seen rain or a break in the heat, but that could all change this week. Rain and possible thunderstorms are forecasted on Wednesday and Thursday, dipping temperatures into the mid-80s. ...

08/16/2015 by eParisExtra