Freezing rain was forecast for the area for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 15. And that became a reality in the early morning hours of Saturday. Residents woke up to find a layer of ice on everything, with tree limbs drooping and many of them broken from the weight of the ice.
The official rainfall amount for Perryton, from KEYE, was 2.90 inches. Vern Meller, at Central and Drake, reported a total for the two days of three inches even.
Todd Holt, in the 300 block of NE First, received a total of 4.50 inches of moisture. The east side of Murphy Park picked up a total of 4.10 inches of rain.
Mary Dudley, in the central part of town, recorded a total of 3.55 inches of moisture.