Rusk County is being hit fairly hard by icy conditions, particularly north of Henderson.
US 259 toward Kilgore has become problematic and driverse are advised to stay off this road if they don’t absolutely need to travel.
Crews continue to treat roadways throughout the area as sleet falls and ice blankets many roadways in portions of the Tyler District. Motorists are advised to use caution on I-20 which now has ice from Van Zandt County to Gregg County.
The Texas Department of Transportation is preparing for winter weather conditions. They said they are monitoring the roadways and prepping for possible icy roads. TxDOT recommended staying off the roads during icy conditions.
The Texas Department of Transportation Sunday issued a warning to drivers in north and west Texas to be prepared for a wintry mix that could impact rush hour traffic Monday morning and driving throughout the day.
With the possibility of wintry weather over the next 24 hours, schools in East Texas may be delaying or cancelling classes.
Businesses and other organizations may also have delayed openings or cancellations.
Senior Chris Rios hit a three-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining, giving the UT Tyler men's basketball team a 77-76 win over Louisiana College on Senior Day. Rios finished the game with a game-high 25 points in the win.