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FM 71 Near Cooper Lake Closed Due to Flooding; Flood Watch Continues Tuesday

As the rains continue Tuesday afternoon, FM 900 between Saltillo and Dike is now temporarily close along with FM 71 at Sulphur River near Cooper Lake. The closures are a result of flooding.  

Hopkins County and parts of Northeast Texas area remains under a flood watch until 7 p.m. today. Widespread rain will continue today which may lead to additional flooding. 

Other roads in the Paris District for TxDOT closed includes FM 100 near Telephone, Texas in Fannin County and in Hunt County: FM 36 South of I-30, and FM 1565 South of State Highway 276 and Union Valley. 

Picture from previous flooding event

Author: Staff Reporter

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