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Dallas Officials Anticipate Flooding From “Bill”, Planning Ahead

With Tropical Storm Bill having moved ashore and set a course that will move up and through North Texas, officials in the City of Dallas are planning ahead.

CBSDFW.COM–06/16/2015

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North Texas Prepares For Tropical Storm Bill

Tropical Storm Bill is churning in the Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to reach shore on Tuesday around Matagorda with wind speeds reaching as high as 60 mph.

06/16/2015

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Floodwater Remains At Dallas Parks & Golf Courses

The record rains may have gone but floodwater still remains, especially along the Trinity River in Dallas County.

CBS 11–06/11/2015

Duck Creek in Garland back in its bed.    After riding 30 plus feet Friday morning.
Bud Gillett - CBS11

Flooding Damages In Dallas County Cost $60 Million And Rising

All of the rain and three overflowing area lakes caused the Trinity River to rise to levels not seen in years.

06/08/2015

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Rain Gone, But Dallas Flooding Still A Problem

The rain is gone in North Texas, but flooding is still a concern on many area roads. The biggest worry is that drivers, feeling confident in the warm and sunny weather, will continue to get stuck in high water.

06/01/2015

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Flooding Closes 21 Dallas Roads; Will Impact Morning Commute

With the risk of localized flooding from the overflowing Trinity River, the City of Dallas has closed sections of more than 20 roads in area west of Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E), north of Northwest Highway and east of Luna Road and south of Royal Lane. This area will likely be blocked off to traffic through Monday morning’s commute.

05/31/2015

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Lake Lewisville Flooding Impacting Dallas

Lake Lewisville passed its 100 year flood mark early Sunday. It now stands at a whopping 537 feet — and waters are flooding into Dallas.

05/31/2015

Sylvan Ave Bridge, Dallas

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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

This is uncontrolled spillway at Lake Ray Roberts. 
Jack FInk - CBS11

Water Could Leave Lake Ray Roberts Spillway For First Time

Lake Ray Roberts is at more than 644 feet, more than a foot higher than Thursday, and 12 feet above full.

05/29/2015

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Water From Lake Lewisville Creeping Closer To Homes

Jay Seffern has watched Lake Lewisville swallow his backyard and creep up to his patio’s steps.

05/28/2015

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Trinity River Flood Watchers Told To Stay Back

The Trinity River has crested, but it is still considered dangerous, because more rain is on the way into DFW on Monday afternoon.

05/25/2015

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