High Water Rescue
Rising high water meant the emergency rescue of dozens of Cleburne families.
There were at least two dramatic high-water rescues in Sacshe Friday morning. One involved a stranded motorist and a hovercraft, the other a flooded police SUV and a helicopter.
By now you’ve all probably seen the incredible video of a pregnant woman, with a baby, being airlifted from a flooded home in Krum. Cameras followed the woman and her family as they returned to their home Monday to see the damage firsthand.
A series of morning and afternoon rainstorms played havoc with drivers trying to commute to work and school. Repeated cloud bursts, one after another, took many motorists by surprise.
Many people found themselves in dangerous situations across northern Denton County early Thursday morning as flooding rainfall moved across the area.
Heavy rain and floods took dozens of North Texas drivers by surprise — leading to more than 40 high-water rescues in Fort Worth. In the course of a few hours, firefighters responded to more than 200 calls for help.
On Wednesday, two North Texas women finally got the chance to thank a Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy for saving their lives, in the rescue that was all caught on videotape.
The heavy rain that swept across North Texas overnight caught a few drivers off-guard in their morning commute.