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Officials Concerned About Trinity River’s Rising Waters

The Trinity River has risen five feet since Monday night; making it more than 35 feet high.

06/17/2015

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Worst Of North Texas Flooding Expected In A Day Or So

With all the rain, local, state and federal officials have been keeping a mindful eye on North Texas rivers and lakes.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2015

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Dallas Officials Prepared For Possible Flooding

Tropical Depression Bill started pounding North Texas with rain early Wednesday, and the City of Dallas was ready for it. There have been no flood-related issues reported yet.

06/17/2015

Lavon Lake is less than six inches away from emergency release. 
Water would put additional pressure on the Trinity. 
Brian New - CBS11

Potential Lavon Lake Release Prompts More Flood Concerns

The lake is less than six inches away from an emergency release. That means all of its flood gates would open.

06/16/2015

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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

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