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Current Condition and Weather Forecast for Sulphur Springs TX

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Tornado Warning issued for the area…

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Tornado Warning issued for the area…

The Warning Sirens are going off in Sulphur Springs…. There are various reports of a tornado on the ground… Take shelter… There is a Tornado Warning for Hopkins County until 5:15pm… Stay tuned for updates…. Tornado confirmed in the area of Highway 19 and 1567, headed North East…. 5:49pm… The tornado has moved out of the Sulphur Springs area…. 6:42pm… A couple of reports have come in. Four houses sustained some damage in the area of 3389. Unclear at this time how much. The Red Cross and the...

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Friday Winter Weather Closings And Delayed Starts

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Friday Winter Weather Closings And Delayed Starts

Icy road conditions will be possible Friday morning with damp conditions and below freezing temperatures overnight Thursday night into Friday morning causing refreezing on roads as well as bridges and overpasses. For the protection of everyone involved, many offices and businesses in Hopkins County will be opening late. Below is a comprehensive list which is updated as we receive information. Sleet and rain mix Offices for the City of Sulphur Springs offices will be open Friday during normal hours. Trash service will run a bit later than...

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NWS Feb. 24, 2022: Winter Storm Warning & Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued

Posted by on 9:27 am in App, Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, News, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Uncategorized, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on NWS Feb. 24, 2022: Winter Storm Warning & Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued

NWS Feb. 24, 2022: Winter Storm Warning & Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued

Local Emergency Management Official Gives Update On Conditions Thursday Morning The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a winter storm warning and hazardous weather outlook until 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, for North and Central Texas. Icicles on a black surface Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 Today and tonight, freezing rain and freezing drizzle will continue across much of North and Central Texas, including portions of North Central and Northeast Texas from the Metroplex to the Red River and east along the I-20 corridor. With...

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* Updated: City Readying For Potential Wintry Weather, County Monitoring Situation

Posted by on 10:38 am in Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, Local Business News, News, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on * Updated: City Readying For Potential Wintry Weather, County Monitoring Situation

* Updated: City Readying For Potential Wintry Weather, County Monitoring Situation

Texas is experiencing what appears to be another couple of days of wintry weather, with temperatures falling from upper 60s Tuesday morning to 42 by noon, dipped below freezing overnight requiring most vehicle windshields had to be defrosted before motorists could head out for school and work. Sleet and rain mix With light freezing rain falling through about 9 a.m. and chances of more freezing rain and sleet likely today, becoming freezing after 11 a.m. as the high for today is predicted to be 30, with wind and gusts from the north of 15-20...

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SKYWARN: Free Virtual Severe Weather Training Offered Tonight For Hopkins, Rockwall Counties

Posted by on 9:20 am in Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, News, Sheriff's Department, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on SKYWARN: Free Virtual Severe Weather Training Offered Tonight For Hopkins, Rockwall Counties

SKYWARN: Free Virtual Severe Weather Training Offered Tonight For Hopkins, Rockwall Counties

News Release – Feb. 7, 2022 In readiness for the 2022 season, the National Weather Service will be conducting a free, virtual severe weather training class for Hopkins County from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022. Officially called the SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class, the program will be held in partnership with Sulphur Springs Police Department. The Hopkins County severe weather program is one of several training sessions the Fort Worth National Weather Service Office will conduct between January and March 2022. The National...

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Virtual Storm Spotter Training Program Planned Feb. 17 For Hopkins And Rockwall Counties

Posted by on 6:40 pm in Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, News, Sheriff's Department, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on Virtual Storm Spotter Training Program Planned Feb. 17 For Hopkins And Rockwall Counties

Virtual Storm Spotter Training Program Planned Feb. 17 For Hopkins And Rockwall Counties

News Release – Feb. 7, 2022 The 2022 severe weather season is not too far away, and the National Weather Service and local public safety officials want you to be ready. The National Weather Service will be conducting a free, virtual severe weather training class for Hopkins County on Thursday, February 17, 2022, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Officially called the SKYWARN Storm Spotter Class, the program will be held in partnership with the Sulphur Springs Police Department. Registration for this online class can be found at:...

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Oncor Cites Poor Grid Conditions As Cause Of Extended Instead of Rolling Outages For Some

Posted by on 12:59 pm in App, Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, Local Business News, News, Senior Citizen News, Sheriff's Department, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Uncategorized, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on Oncor Cites Poor Grid Conditions As Cause Of Extended Instead of Rolling Outages For Some

Oncor Cites Poor Grid Conditions As Cause Of Extended Instead of Rolling Outages For Some

Civic Center Continues To Serve As Warming Center For Those Without Heat; Rides To Civic Center Available For Those Who Need To Get Warm Power continues to be an issue for many across the state Tuesday. The numbers in Hopkins County increased from 3,109 Oncor customers and 28 Farmers Electric customers without power at 12:10 p.m.. Feb. 16 to 4,155 Oncor customers and 951 FEC customers without power in Hopkins County at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Oncor cites poor grid conditions as cause for extended rather than rolling power outages for many across...

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Machine Which Allowed City To Treat Icy Roads, Intersections Broke, Limiting Response

Posted by on 1:05 pm in App, Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, News, Sheriff's Department, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on Machine Which Allowed City To Treat Icy Roads, Intersections Broke, Limiting Response

Machine Which Allowed City To Treat Icy Roads, Intersections Broke, Limiting Response

All Roads Are Slick With Snow Covering Icy Surfaces; Motorists Cautioned Against Travel, Urged To Stay Home If At All Possible Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell just before noon Sunday issued a plea urging motorists who are able to please remain at home off the roads. The sanding machine which the city uses to spread a mixture on intersections and streets to make them passable during ice and snow has broken, irreparably. This what helped make the main roads through town passable on Thursday. City crews will now not be able to treat...

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People Urged To Take Precautions In Readiness For Another Winter Storm

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People Urged To Take Precautions In Readiness For Another Winter Storm

A Few Weather-Related Closings, Cancellations Already Reported North and Central Texas are under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. Monday, with mixed precipitation and very low temperatures and strong winds that could result in very restricted visibility and possibly life threatening wind chills, according to weather forecasts. A second winter storm front is expect then to blow in Tuesday night or Wednesday and hang around until potentially Thursday, with snow, wind gusts and potential other precipitation. Local emergency officials and...

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Free SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class To Be Held Virtually Jan. 26

Posted by on 10:30 am in App, Community Events, Featured, Headlines, Hopkins County News, Lifestyle, News, Sulphur Springs News, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Weather Forecast | Comments Off on Free SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class To Be Held Virtually Jan. 26

Free SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class To Be Held Virtually Jan. 26

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson reminds community residents interested in learning more about the weather that the annual SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Class will be conducted virtually at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, according to the National Weather Service and Sulphur Springs Police Department. The class is offered free for people in Delta, Fannin, Hopkins and Lamar Counties. SKYWARN® is a citizen volunteer program with 350,000-400,000 trained severe weather spotters, citizens volunteers who help keep their local communities...

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