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Dallas, 5.30.15. Photo courtesy: Jeremy Cai.

Spring Storms Cause Millions In Texas Infrastructure Damage

A series of severe storms has caused at least $27 million of infrastructure damage in Texas — and that figure is only expected to rise. Roadways in 167 of the state’s 254 counties suffered some form of storm damage in May alone.

05/31/2015

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Lewisville Lake Nears 100-Year Flood Mark

Lewisville Lake inched Saturday towards its 100-year flood mark after another overnight rain storm along with additional water flowing into the lake from upstream. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers closed the lake to boaters out of concern large wakes would flood nearby homes.

05/30/2015

Sylvan Ave Bridge, Dallas

Photo Courtesy: Jeremy Cai

North Texas Within 0.69″ Of Breaking Rainfall History

The Department of Transportation has brought in heavy-duty pumps to draw the water from the depression into the Trinity River. As of Saturday afternoon, North Texas is a mere .69″ away from becoming the wettest month in history.

05/30/2015

Streets are submerged in this West Dallas neighborhood. (credit: Jeff Paul/CBS 11 News)

Flood Water Consumes Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Dallas gets hit hard with intense storms and flooding — 11 people remain missing — two were found dead Friday. Meanwhile, the Trinity River is nearly 12 feet above flood stage.

05/30/2015

Rose Park, Mansfield, Texas (Photo CBSDFW.COM)

Another Round Of Rain Brings More Serious Flooding In Texas

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.

05/29/2015

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High Water & Flooding Widespread Across Dallas County

Flooding in the City of Dallas and Dallas County is widespread. In west Dallas, the intersection at Northwest Highway and Walton Walker is completely underwater.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2015

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Brazos River Expected To Rise 6-8 Inches

Homeowners in Parker County have been warned to evacuate after concerns that the Brazos River will crest and rise by several more feet on Thursday.

05/28/2015

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Deaths Highlight Dangers Of Storm Drains

The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.

05/28/2015

NFC Divisional Playoffs - San Francisco 49ers 45 - Green Bay Packers 31

Kaepernick Apologizes For Houston Storm Tweet

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has apologized for a post on social media that referenced flood-ravaged Houston, where San Francisco opens the preseason.

05/27/2015

Vehicles left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015.  Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive ammounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches(27.9cm) in some parts of the state, national forecasters reported, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER        (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Storms Test Emergency Response

Deadly severe weather this week has tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding.

05/27/2015

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Storms Leave North Texans Without Power

Lightning lit up the North Texas skies on Tuesday night, but the storms left thousands of people in the dark on Wednesday morning.

05/27/2015

Rising floodwaters at Shoal Creek are shown after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

12 People Still Missing After Texas Flood

Recovery teams are set to resume looking for 12 members of two families who, authorities said, are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation.

05/26/2015

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