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Lamar County Under Another Flash Flood Watch Due to Tropical Storm Bill

Lamar County Under Another Flash Flood Watch Due to Tropical Storm Bill

The National Weather Service has issued another Flash Flood Watch for Lamar County due to Tropical Storm Bill.  The watch began at 7am on Tuesday morning, June 16th and is in effect until 7pm on Thursday, June 18th. As Tropical Storm Bill hits the east coast of Texas near Galveston this...

06/16/2015 by eParisExtra
271 Bridge Closed at Red River

271 Bridge Closed at Red River

Continuous rain and flooding has caused Texas Department of Transportation to officially close the Highway 271 bridge spanning the Red River and connecting Texas to Oklahoma according to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office. US-271 is closed south of Hugo, just north of the Red River due to...

05/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas and Northeast Texas, including the counties of Lamar, Delta, Hopkins and Fannin. The Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 4pm today, Saturday, May 16th through Sunday morning. The National...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
All local schools closed Thursday

All local schools closed Thursday

All local independent school district campuses have been closed Thursday, March 5th due to inclement weather.  Check back on eParisExtra.com for additional information. ...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
All local schools closed Wednesday

All local schools closed Wednesday

Paris ISD, Chisum ISD,  North Lamar, Priariland ISD and Roxton ISD have announced they will be closed Wednesday. Check in with eParisExtra.com for more information as it becomes available. While earlier predictions called for up to four inches of snow early Wednesday morning, the forecast as...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

After a storm and cold front on Monday brought sleet and freezing rain to the area, local schools were closed and delayed, along with many businesses, as Paris and the surrounding area were coated with a thick layer of ice, resulting in dangerous travel conditions. “Monday, the roads were...

02/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Schools delay openings on Tuesday

Schools delay openings on Tuesday

Paris Independent School District has announced that it will delay opening by two hours on Tuesday due to inclement weather.  North Lamar Independent School District likewise will have a two hour delayed start.  Chisum Independent School District will start at 10am on Tuesday. Prairiland...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
School Cancelled

School Cancelled

Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, Roxton ISD, North Lamar ISD, Chisum ISD and all three PJC campuses will be closed Monday due to inclement weather. ...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Cool and sunny for most of the week, rain expected to start weekend

Cool and sunny for most of the week, rain expected to start weekend

After the rush of cold temperatures and a brief, light snow on Sunday into early Monday, the rest of the week will be mostly cool and sunny, with rain expected on Friday. Although the cold that moved in brought subfreezing temps and even a little snow, no road delays were reported and there...

11/17/2014 by Josh Allen
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