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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) — The Department of Transportation has brought in heavy-duty pumps to draw the water from the depression into the Trinity River.

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As of Saturday afternoon, North Texas is a mere .69″ away from becoming the wettest month in history.

According to the National Weather Service, the state has already seen enough rain to cover the entire state of Texas in 8 inches of water.

May storms have already resulted in at least 29 deaths, with 25 of those in Texas. At least 11 Texan are missing as a result of the storms.

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