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Driest September On Record

The link has the complete list of lake levels around North Texas. Showing the percentage full and how many feet down.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

El Nino Forecast To Help Texas Out Of Drought

El Nino will raise chances for abundant rain through February, raising lake levels statewide and improving soil moisture.

09/23/2014

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North Texans Enjoy Unseasonably Cool Weather

The rarity of high 60s and low 70s at night in North Texas, isn’t lost on people who live here.

08/01/2014

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Lightning Blamed For Several House Fires

Strong storms moved across DFW early Thursday morning. Heavy rain pounded parts of the Metroplex and lightning is being blamed for several house fires.

07/31/2014

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Lake Lavon Gets Much Needed Rain

The water levels at Lake Lavon, Collin County’s largest water source, are low at nearly 12 feet below normal. Residents and businesses in the area welcomed the rain.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas CBS 11 News)

Fort Worth Neighborhood Spared From High Floods

Many Arlington Heights residents have been on pins and needles as much of North Texas has been on flood watch since Wednesday night. The Fort Worth neighborhood has a nasty tendency to flood.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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11:00 am Rainfall Totals Across North Texas

Selected rainfall totals across north Texas.

07/17/2014

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Rain Shuts Down Highways, Causes Flooding Across North Texas

Storms dumped nearly a foot of rain in parts of North Texas and delayed air and highway travel Thursday.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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Rescue and Road Crews Brace For Possible Floods

Rescue and road crews have prepared for major flooding after heavy rain is expected early Thursday morning. In some neighborhoods sandbags have already been stacked in preparation for the storm.

CBS 11–07/16/2014

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Record Low Water Levels At Lake Lavon

The water source for Collin County is 5 feet away from the threshold where the North Texas Municipal Water District will initiate Stage 4 water restrictions.

07/08/2014

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Drought Forces Richardson To Spend More On Road Work

After nearly doubling its street maintenance budget for this year, the City of Richardson is looking to increase road work funding by another half million to $2.45 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

06/25/2014