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Nearly Foot Of Snow Falls In Some Parts Of Texas

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File photo of a snow-covered road. (Photo by SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of a snow-covered road. (Photo by SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Some schools in West Texas have called off classes after nearly 11 inches of snow fell in the region.

The Ector Independent School District in Odessa canceled classes Tuesday.

Forecaster Cody Lindsey with the National Weather Service in Midland said Tuesday that the area received at least 10.6 inches of snow since Monday morning.

Schools in San Angelo, Big Spring and Fort Stockton delayed the start of classes by two hours Tuesday due to weather.

The National Weather Service says the snowfall was ending Tuesday across West Texas.

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