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Weekend weather report

Weekend weather report

As it has been these last few days, meteorologists predict that Paris should prepare for a hot weekend ahead, as high temperatures near the 100° F mark, the heat index will likely make it feel like triple digits. Today may be the coolest we see (technically, it’s doubtful that it will...

08/15/2014 by Josh Allen
Temperatures in the 80s for the rest of week

Temperatures in the 80s for the rest of week

After several days of sweltering heat — daily in the mid to high nineties — a cold front is moving over our area, leading meteorologists to forecast the rest of our week to consistently be in the eighties. That to many will be a cool delight (pun intended). It will start to decrease...

07/15/2014 by Josh Allen
Chance of rain continues throughout the week

Chance of rain continues throughout the week

Heavy rains and thunderstorms bring a slight possibility of some localized flooding to areas of Northeast Texas today, as meteorologists have predicted a 70% chance of rain for much of Tuesday, with strong to severe storms possible in the afternoon and evening hours. These storms may be...

05/27/2014 by Josh Allen
Weekend weather report

Weekend weather report

With rain and thunderstorms as frequent as they’ve been so far this Spring, it would seem almost expected to report more coming. Although there certainly will be more this year, it won’t be this weekend, so if you have outdoor plans, this will be a good time, as there looks to be...

05/16/2014 by Josh Allen
Warm temperatures return for the weekend; chance of storms on Easter

Warm temperatures return for the weekend; chance of storms on Easter

While last weekend’s cold front brought a round of severe thunderstorms on Sunday and near freezing temperatures to start this week, the coming weekend looks to be different, yet slightly similar to last week. eParisExtra photo by Josh Allen The good news is, the temperatures do not look...

04/17/2014 by Josh Allen
Warm weekend in the forecast; chance of severe storms on Sunday

Warm weekend in the forecast; chance of severe storms on Sunday

Well it looks like Saturday will be warm and nice — cloudy, but nice. The high temperature is predicted to be 79º, with a low of 61º. However, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service, Sunday brings a potential for severe thunderstorms and a 70% chance of rain, with...

04/11/2014 by Josh Allen
April 2nd marked 32 year anniversary of devastating Paris tornado of '82

April 2nd marked 32 year anniversary of devastating Paris tornado of '82

This monument, located in Bywaters Park, is a memorial to those who lost their lives and were effected by the ’82 tornado. It also recognizes all of Paris for the heart it took to reconstruct the damage following the tragic event. (eParisExtra photo by Josh Allen) Thirty two years ago...

04/02/2014 by Josh Allen
City of Paris Police Department Supports National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014

City of Paris Police Department Supports National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014

The City of Paris Police Department announced it is proud to support National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Severe Weather Preparedness Week is...

03/06/2014 by eParisExtra
Nice, sunny weekend and coming week in the forecast for Paris

Nice, sunny weekend and coming week in the forecast for Paris

As Winter Storm Pax pounds the Northeast with snow and ice, the weather for Paris and the surrounding Northeast Texas region will be sunny and much warmer than the last few weeks. National Weather Service meteorologists predict a high of 61º Fahrenheit on Saturday, with a low of 42º. Then on...

02/14/2014 by Josh Allen
Breaking: Inclement weather closings and delays

Breaking: Inclement weather closings and delays

Paris ISD cancelled all evening activities on Thursday. Friday, February 7, is a staff development/student holiday for Head Start and Pre-K through 8th grades at Paris; staff development and district offices will open at 9 a.m. Paris High School and PASS (grades 9-12) will have a two hour...

02/06/2014 by Josh Allen
Rain makes way for sunny and warm weekend

Rain makes way for sunny and warm weekend

The late week rain showers and early week frigid temperatures experienced by Northeast Texas and the surrounding areas will make way for a warm and sunny weekend with zero percent chance of precipitation on Saturday and Sunday. Meteorologists predict sunny days with temperatures in the...

01/10/2014 by Josh Allen
Cool and clear forecast for the New Year holiday

Cool and clear forecast for the New Year holiday

It’s been a bit chilly the last few days in Paris, but according to meteorologists with www.weather.com, it will warm up slightly on New Year’s day. The high on New Year’s Eve is 54° F, with a low of 34°, and mostly sunny. Then a high of 61° on Wednesday, January 1, is...

12/30/2013 by Josh Allen
Chisum and Paris school districts closed on Monday; two-hour delay at Prairiland

Chisum and Paris school districts closed on Monday; two-hour delay at Prairiland

Due to the winter storm over the weekend, hazardous road conditions and many still experiencing power outages, Chisum and Paris school districts have announced that all of their campuses will be closed on Monday, December 9. Paris ISD has also announced a two-hour delayed start on Tuesday,...

12/08/2013 by Josh Allen
NL ISD Closed on Monday, Dec. 9

NL ISD Closed on Monday, Dec. 9

Due to the winter storm this past weekend and the hazardous road conditions, North Lamar ISD has announced that all of their campuses will be closed on Monday, December 9. ...

12/08/2013 by eParisExtra
Paris EOC took in 300 calls for downed trees and power lines, police chief says

Paris EOC took in 300 calls for downed trees and power lines, police chief says

Oncor officials said Saturday they have brought in repair crews from other areas to help get power restored as quickly as possible. (eParisExtra photo) Paris police officers answered almost 200 calls for service on Friday, resulting in five arrests, Police Chief Bob Hundley said. Also, 45 EMS...

12/07/2013 by Charles Richards
Storm creates winter wonderland

Storm creates winter wonderland

The weather outside may be frightful, but it has also created a beautiful landscape for Paris over the last couple of days. It’s also increased the danger as trees snap, crackle, pop and drop their load of ice and branches into yards, homes and streets. As of 2 p.m. Friday, Oncor...

12/06/2013 by Jeff Parish
Winter storm closures: updated at 5 p.m.

Winter storm closures: updated at 5 p.m.

The winter storm has caused many closures today in Paris and the surrounding areas, along with power outages for many citizens. eParisExtra will continue to update this closure list as more information is received. The following schools and businesses have announced closures: The Chamber of...

12/06/2013 by Josh Allen
County school districts announce closure for Friday

County school districts announce closure for Friday

Officials from Paris, North Lamar, Chisum, Prairiland and Roxton school districts have confirmed that they will be closed on Friday due to inclement weather. Paris Junior College had already announced closure beginning at 5pm Thursday evening. The 9th annual Christmas with Santa has been...

12/05/2013 by eParisExtra
Winter storm pushes Christmas in Fair Park back one week to Dec. 13-14 in Paris

Winter storm pushes Christmas in Fair Park back one week to Dec. 13-14 in Paris

Because of expected freezing rain, ice and frigid temperatures in Paris and Lamar County, Christmas in Fair Park has been pushed back one week. Instead of Friday and Saturday of this week, the 24th edition of Christmas in Fair Pari has been postponed until Dec. 13-14 — Friday and Saturday...

12/05/2013 by Charles Richards
Christmas parade postponed until December 21

Christmas parade postponed until December 21

Source: Weather.com The Christmas Parade scheduled for this Saturday night has been postponed due to impending severe weather according to Kari Daniel, the organizer of the parade that is put on each year by the Paris Downtown Association. The decision comes on the heals of numerous other...

12/05/2013 by eParisExtra