Update 7:01 p.m.:
Southbound lanes of Hwy. 259 have reopened in Upshur County.
The lanes were closed for nearly an hour while crews worked to removed a downed tree.
ORE CITY, TX (KLTV) - Dispatchers with the Upshur County Sheriff's Office confirm that southbound lanes of Hwy. 259, north of Ore City, are closed.
The closure is blamed on a downed tree.
Storms moved through the area earlier Monday afternoon which may have caused the tree to collapse.
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