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Icy roads cause accidents, prompt delays and closures
Posted By Kristen Tribe On February 10, 2014 @ 8:42 pm In Breaking News,Update | No Comments
Wise County road conditions deteriorated rapidly after 5 p.m. Monday. Roads wet from a mist and light rain that fell throughout the day began freezing after sunset, and accidents have been reported across the county, although none with serious injuries. Roads have been described on the police scanner as “a solid sheet of ice,” and the northbound lanes of U.S. 287 were shut down near Rhome after at least three 18-wheelers jackknifed. Weather conditions have prompted the following delays and closures for Tuesday, Feb. 11: (Updated: 8:04 a.m. 02/11/14)
Alvord ISD : Closed
Boyd ISD: Closed
Bridgeport ISD: Closed
Chico ISD: Closed
Decatur ISD: Closed
Northwest ISD: Closed
Paradise ISD: Closed
Slidell ISD: Closed
Victory Christian Academy: Closed
Weatherford College (all campuses): Closed
Wise County Appraisal District: Opening at 10 a.m.
Wise County offices: Opening at 10 a.m.
The county remains under a freezing rain advisory until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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