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High water closes roads in Grayson County


GRAYSON COUNTY, Texas -- Flooding problems continued in Grayson County on Thursday after more than three inches of precipitation fell overnight.

U.S. 82 -- a major east-west highway linking Sherman with Gainesville -- was closed to all traffic Thursday morning as the water rose along Deaver Creek six miles east of Whitesboro and just south of the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.

Texas Department of Transportation personnel directed motorists in both directions to make a U-turn and find an alternate route.

U-turn on U.S. 82
Vehicles making a U-turn on U.S. 82 after high water closed the highway west of Sherman. (KTEN)

Other roads along the creek, including Spalding Road near Sadler, were also impassable on Thursday morning.

The National Weather Service issued a new flood warning through 1:45 p.m. for the southern two-thirds of  Grayson County, including Sherman.

The Grayson County Office of Emergency Managerment said other roads closed included:

  • Luella Road
  • Frank Woods Road
  • Hackleman Road
  • Old Sherman Road
  • Macomb Cemetery Road
  • Jordan Creek Road
  • CR 226
  • Johnny Watson Road
  • Horseshoe Road
  • Frog Pond Road
  • Gage Road
  • Hunter Road
  • Range Creek Road
  • Davis Road
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