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Residents & City Crews Prepare For Possible Flash Flooding

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?

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

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Good Samaritans Wade Through Water To Help The Stranded

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.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

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Major Storm Damage After Rain, Floods & High-Water Rescues

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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2014

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Heavy Rain & High Winds As Storms Move Across North Texas

Thunderstorms are dumping what CBS 11 Storm Team Meteorologists say could eventually be inches of rain across North Texas. Heavy rain, lightning and wind gusts of up to 50 mph are flooding streets and blowing debris about.

CBSDFW.COM–05/12/2014

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Residents Band Together To Fight Fort Worth Flooding

They have had to go swimming to save livestock, seen homes sit on islands, and watched roads turn into rivers. Now residents on Fort Worth’s east side are joining together to try to find a solution to flooding they’ve all fought on their own.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2014

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Rain Washes Away Construction Progress Of Flooding Project

It is a project intended to alleviate flooding on a notoriously flood prone Fort Worth road. Ironically, weekend rains and construction caused a portion of Trinity Boulevard behind Bell Helicopter to collapse.

CBS 11–03/17/2014

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Rain & Standing Water Bring LBJ Freeway To A Standstill

Heavy rains overnight Thursday into Friday played havoc with drivers along the LBJ Freeway in North Dallas. Standing water near Marsh Lane forced drivers into just one lane because of debris clogging the drains at some concrete barriers.

CBS 11–09/20/2013

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24-Inch Water Pipe Burst Closes Dallas Street

A water main break in Dallas released enough water to stop traffic and close one street for at least a day.

06/06/2012

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Flooded Driver: ‘Just Rescue Me’

The calls for help started coming in early Wednesday morning. Several drivers called in to say they were stranded along Fort Worth’s Trinity Blvd. near Precinct Line Road.

01/25/2012