Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
Authorities in Sherman received the call late Thursday night that there was an ammonia leak at the Texas Instruments plant. Hazardous materials spilled, but crews were able to contain the leak quickly.
One TI employee was sent to Wilson N. Jones for possible inhalation injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.