Hallsville Police report flooding, impassable roads


Much of East Texas has seen major flooding following overnight and early morning storms.

According to Hallsville Police Chief Paul Montoya, many roads and and streets have been flooded and are impassible. 

At around 10 a.m., a large tree had fallen onto Highway 80 near the intersection of FM 450, blocking the main pathway to Marshall. The road was cleared by 11:15 p.m.

Flooding has also been reported in the following areas:

– Cal Young at FM 450

– Noonday Road at Happy Valley

– Lansing Switch between Highway 80 and Country Club

– Bridge at I-20 South Access Road

– FM 968

– Fire Tower Road

– Pine Drive near Pine Circle

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