A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Hopkins County by the National Weather Service until noon on February 1.
Mixed precipitation, primarily in the form of freezing rain and/or sleet is expected, the NWS says.
Significant impacts to travel will continue through at least early Wednesday. Elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses will likely be the first to become icy, slick, and hazardous as temperatures hover around or below freezing, according to the NWS.
DO NOT travel unless necessary. If you must travel, slow down & use extreme caution especially on bridges & overpasses, TxDOT warns. Keep an extra flashlight, food, & water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Total ice or sleet accumulations between one quarter and one half of an inch are possible. Pockets of heavier sleet accumulation will be possible, the NWS says.
City Hall, Water Department, Library, and Municipal Court are closed through February 1, according to the city of Sulphur Springs.
Sulphur Springs ISD cancelled classes on January 30 and January 31 and will resume February 1, according to the district.
Como-Pickton ISD has also cancelled classes on January 30 and January 31 and will resume February 1, according to the district.
The Sulphur Springs Senior Activity Center will cancel programming and Meal-A-Day until February 1. Those in need of additional food to get through the store can pick up canned good at the Senior Center until close of business on January 30.