UPDATE: Flooding Forces Road Closures in North Texas
All travel in Montague County is highly discouraged. All roadways are reporting some degree flooding. These roads will CLOSE without notice. Motorists should avoid all travel tonight. With darkness your life could be in serious danger. We've had three water rescues already this evening on the State's roadways. Removing State barricades and running road blocks is a punishable offense with fines and jail time.
Montague County roads affected include:
FM 81 (Mill St.) at FM 1125 at the railroad underpass is CLOSED due to flooding.
FM 2583 at the boat dock at Amon Carter Lake is CLOSED.
US 81 at FM 1806 has high water and could close at any time.
FM1956 is CLOSED from Bluemound Rd to FM3301.
STATE HWY 101 is CLOSED at the Montague/Wise County Line.
STATE HWY 175 from Montague to Nocona is CLOSED.
STATE HWY 59 from Montague to St. Jo is CLOSED.
FM 1806 behind Old Bowie Lake is CLOSED.
FM 1806 is CLOSED from Stoneburg to Montague.
FM 103 is CLOSED.
Other Road Closures In The Wichita Falls District Include:
FM 1954- From FM 2393 to FM 2606 in the Lake Arrowhead Area is CLOSED due to high water.
I-35 Frontage Rd – In Valley View and at the Red River Bridge are CLOSED. Exit/On ramps may be affected as well. However the Interstate is OPEN.