Winter weather disaster declaration order extended Posted in: News An emergency disaster declaration order regarding last month’s winter storm in Van Zandt County was extended March 5 by the VZC Commissioners Court during a special called meeting. In a 3-0 vote, the commissioners extended, until further notice, the ‘Declaration of Local Disaster Related to Severe Weather and Prolonged Extreme Temperatures,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!