The top local stories this evening from KERA News:
A blast of arctic air is heading to North Texas -- just in time for New Year's Eve. Temperatures will dip below freezing Saturday night.
There's a chance of light rain and drizzle starting late Saturday -- and that could lead to icy spots on roads. Travel could become hazardous Saturday night and into Sunday -- the worst conditions are likely to the north and west of Dallas-Fort Worth -- that includes Collin and Denton counties.
Other stories this evening:
- As we wrap up 2017, we’re going to explore the year's most popular stories on our website, KERANews.org. Molly Evans is KERA’s assistant producer for digital news and she joined Eric Aasen for an online tour.
- Texans touched all corners of the music industry in 2017, from country to R&B to jazz. Music journalist and commentator David Okamoto weighs in on the best tunes from every corner of the state.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.