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02/19/06 - East Texas

Winter Conditions Hit East Texas

by Larry Little

Winter weather conditions moved into East Texas this morning. Sheets of ice covered cars and some roads in East Texas as temperatures dropped below freezing. TxDOT was out since early Sunday morning rerouting traffic away from dangerous overpasses.

TxDOT closed loop 287 for hours until trucks could place rock on overpasses. Authorities warned drivers though there was some thawing Sunday afternoon, if temperatures drop again, unsafe driving conditions may return.

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