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Winter Storm Warning issued for region through Wednesday morning

Monday Morning Newscast Graphic
Lindsey Wiley
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Freezing rain and sleet are forecast across Northeast Texas, beginning as early as midday on Monday.

  • A winter storm warning is in effect across Northeast Texas this morning, as freezing rain and sleet are forecast to create dangerous travel conditions across the region, beginning as early as this afternoon. Temperatures across the region are currently in the upper 20s, with highs forecast in the low 30s today. Beginning around noon, we have a 40 percent chance of freezing rain and sleet. Tonight, a chance for freezing rain, mixed with sleet. Lows in the mid 20s. Tuesday should be an icy day across the region, with freezing rain and sleet expected throughout the day tomorrow. Highs in the low 30s on Tuesday. Freezing rain and sleet forecast tomorrow night as well, with lows in the upper 20s. The Winter Storm Warning is scheduled to expire on Wednesday morning. The region should experience a bit of a thaw on Wednesday, with daytime temperatures reaching the upper 30s.
  • Over the weekend, a Texas Department of Public Safety statement reported a fatal accident on State Highway 24. 82-year-old Aubrey Sills was pronounced dead at Hunt Regional Medical Center last Thursday evening. Sills was a passenger in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on State Highway 24 north of Campbell, at the intersection with FM 2736. The drivers of the two vehicles involved in the wreck suffered minor injuries.