UPDATE Winter Storm Weakening and Soon To End

Posted by Mark Scirto / Chief Meteorologist

TXDOT is reporting icing issues over portions the northern counties in East Texas, along I-30 and numerous problems along Hwy 59 in the eastern sections of ETX. Many roads are becoming slushy and slick...please DO NOT TRAVEL unless it is necessary. There are many problems along and North of I-20 as well. Please stay home and be safe. Please go to our WEATHER PAGE and click on the TXDOT web link there to see the latest problems on ETX roadways.

A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for Cass County ONLY. Some scattered flurries are possible in these areas. Four to eight inches of snow has already fallen and maybe an additional 1/2 inch possible.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for the western counties of East Texas until 9AM. Tyler/Longview and Jacksonville areas are NOT in this Advisory. Most of the snow has ended, however some light flurries are possible along with some fz. drizzle which could cause additional travel issues especially on bridges and overpasses. Some trees could see limbs break off under the weight of the snow/ice and may cause power lines to come down. Please remain alert to this.

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