Southlake, Grapevine, Carroll ISD, GCISD cancel April 17 evening activities in anticipation of severe weather

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With severe weather predicted for North Texas on April 17, activities and local facilities are closing early.

At 4 p.m., the city of Southlake closed all city offices, the library and the Champions Club. All city meetings and recreational activities have been canceled as well.

At 5 p.m., the city of Grapevine closed the city library and The REC of Grapevine. All city-sponsored events for April 17 have been canceled.

Starting at 4 p.m., Carroll ISD canceled all afternoon and evening activities for April 17. Offices and campuses closed to allow drivers to get home before the weather became severe. Grapevine-Colleyville ISD followed with events canceled after 4:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service said during the late afternoon and evening, the North Texas area could be at risk of severe storms bringing large hail, high-speed winds and possibly tornadoes.

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Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. Now she's in Tarrant County, mostly, and has been an Impacter since 2017 as the editor of the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition.
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