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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
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