Another problem from the record rains and lake flooding North Texans are seeing, is what experts believe will be a wide spread problem with zebra mussel infestation.
State highway officials now warn commuters that the traffic headache on Loop 12 underneath Interstate 30, just west of downtown Dallas could continue for several days.
Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 20 people and left 14 missing.
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.
Officials in Parker County are recommending that people evacuate because of the chances for a “record flood event” along the Brazos River.
Hundreds of curious onlookers are swarming the Continental Avenue Bridge and West Dallas Gateway in the Trinity River Corridor.
The CBS 11 Storm Team has issued a WEATHER ALERT DAY.
Last year the drought left lake lovers disappointed. This year water fans are again disappointed but for exactly the opposite reason. Flooding is now standing in the way of people having a good time.
Farmers and ranchers in the West’s worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.
Rain and storms over the weekend resulted in a giant sinkhole opening up in Granbury. As crews continue to work in the area their job now is to make the crater bigger!
The U.S. Drought Monitor indicated that Texas, for the first time since mid-2012, is no longer in the ‘exceptional drought’ category, the most dire of the five drought designations.
Area lake levels have risen from recent heavy downpours. But has the potential for flooding increased, too?