Winter Weather Arrives – Some Schools Are Closed Thursday
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect late through Thursday for parts of the ArkLaTex. This warning includes much of East Texas, Southeast Oklahoma and Southwest Arkansas. This warning includes Magnolia, Hope, Prescott and DeQueen Arkansas. Longview and Tyler are also included. Significant ice accumulations are possible in this region.
Other parts of the area are under a Winter Weather Advisory through Thursday.
east and south of the Warning. This includes the Shreveport Bossier metro. Trace ice accumulations are possible.
The freezing rain began Wednesday night in Southeast Oklahoma. Most other areas are getting rain.
The National Weather Service Predictions for the Winter Storm
What Schools Are Closed Today?
The following schools will not have in-person class on Thursday:
Ashdown Arkansas School District
Broken Bow Public Schools
Chapel Hill ISD
East Texas Baptist University
Hope School District
Mount Pleasant ISD
Northeast Texas Community College
Prescott School District
Texarkana Arkansas School District
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