According to the National Weather Service in Shreveport, a hard freeze watch is in effect from Sunday night until Wednesday morning across East Texas.

The NWS warns that an arctic airmass will bring extremely cold temperatures to East Texas around 20 degrees on Monday morning and in the teens on Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

People are encouraged to take precautions to protect pipes and make sure your plants and pets are provided with warm shelter over the coming days.

The coming hard freeze means that sub-freezing temperatures can possibly occur. Those weather conditions may kill crops and other sensitive plants.

Counties Affected:

  • Morris
  • Panola
  • Red River
  • Cass
  • Camp
  • Cherokee
  • Gregg
  • Shelby
  • San Augustine
  • Titus
  • Upshur
  • Marion
  • Sabine
  • Nacogdoches
  • Angelina
  • Franklin
  • Harrison
  • Rusk
  • Smith
  • Bowie
  • Wood