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.
Despite soggy conditions, a flood of families made their way to the Dallas Zoo for dollar day.
It wasn’t even a month ago that parts of Fort Worth were soaked with several inches of rain. Now, especially with heavy rains in the forecast, many previously flooded residents are asking what’s being done to prevent another damaging washout?
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.
ake Texoma is currently nearly eight feet below the level of water it should be during this time of year. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
After several dry years, Texas has finally gotten some good rainfall and along with that comes the specter of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.
Plentiful rainfall this past week improved conditions across Texas, although 69 percent of the state remained in some drought stage. Just less than 5 percent of the state was in the driest category on the map, down from about 6.6 percent a week ago.
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.
Business owners and drivers worry about another round of heavy rain in the cultural district of Fort Worth. One couple posted a video on YouTube showing them attempting to help stranded drivers by wading through waist-high water.
Many homeowners say they have flooded the city with complaints for years about poor drainage in the area but still fear flooding when heavy rain storms hit.
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.