Governor Perry Calls Out the Guard

The freezing weather system in our area and throughout Texas prompted Governor Rick Perry to call up the Texas National Guard.

Ninety Army National Guard troops will be on weekend winter storm duty in Lubbock, Amarillo and El Paso.

The governor also authorized the use of 30 support vehicles as the storm moved into Texas.

The Department of Transportation has reported icy condition on parts of I-10 in west Texas.