DALLAS (AP) - Christmas Eve winter storm travel delays hit Texas and prompted Gov. Rick Perry to activate emergency resources.
The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Minnesota.
Perry on Thursday afternoon activated some military personnel and high profile vehicles, as a precaution, to assist motorists. Perry cited blizzard conditions on stretches of Highway 84.
An advisory Thursday for Houston's Hobby Airport cited weather affecting traffic bound for the Dallas area, with delays topping two hours.
Fort Worth-based American Airlines offered travelers the chance to change their weather-affected flights with no penalty.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines advised travelers to be aware of possible delays or cancellations, especially in storm-swept areas such as Minneapolis, Kansas City and Omaha, Neb.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.