Summer Starts With Some Flooding
4:00 PM UPDATE
Flash Flood Warnings in effect unti 5:15 for counties in green:
Reports of flooding around Grandbury, Cleburne. CBS11 Reporter Bud Gillett reports that Hood Co Sheriff’s Dept. doing a robo-call warning residents to stay indoors because of extensive flooding in area. No T’Storm Warnings out but a very strong storm with lighting and heavy rain moving over Bosque and Hill counties.
Weather Watcher Lisa Harrison in Cresson reports 5.13″ of rain, more than the entire year up till today:
Clearing slowly coming in from the northwest. Hasn’t moved much last two hours:
Temperatures still in the 70’s in most locations. Heaviest rain has stayed out of Tarrant and Dallas counties:
T’Storm Warning until 4p for Bosque and Hill counties. Biggest storm of the day producing downburst winds estimated by radar at 50-55mph.
Flash Flood Warnings for Bosque and Somervell Counties until 5pm.
Flash Flood Warnings just posted for Parker, Hood, Johnson and Hill Counties until 5pm.
Flooding reported around Crossland Christain School in Granbury. Reports of water up to 3 feet deep over roads in parts of Granbury. Some of the heaviest rains reported so far:
We are getting reports of roads closed due to flooding around Weatherford in Parker Co (Timber WIld Dr, Ox Mill Creek Rd, FM1189 at 6610 block).
The National Weather Service put up Flash Flood Warnings for Hill, Johnson, Parker and Hood Counties until 3:15pm
As 2pm we are watching CBS11 Radar; it shows a couple of bands of heavy rain moving over the warned areas.
We expect the rain to taper off as it heads southeast by end of the day. Pay no attention to the temperature forecast, even though its clearing over northern parts of the metroplex it’s still only in the low 70’s at 2pm at DFW.
Here are the temperatures around the area at 2pm. You can certainly tell is was a wash-out for a Sunday and the first full day of Summer.
You can see the clearing across the north. Rain stays in the forecast from the I-20 corridor and to the south and east through the end of the day:
Follow us on CBSDFW.COM for updates on rain totals and the Flooding concerns. We’ll have a full update at 5:30pm on CBS11 News. Follow me on Twitter for updates through the afternoon