A dangerous and significant flash flood event is underway in Dallas. Numerous high water calls have shut down roads across the city. Dallas police have run out of units blocking all the flooded roads. Dallas Fire Rescue is running dozens of calls for stuck vehicles in high water. Even some of their apparatus are stuck. Travel is strongly discouraged in Dallas at the moment. Additional rain is developing south of the city and may move in over the next hour. Those located near streams and creeks should be prepared to move to higher ground should it become necessary.
Significant flooding including water in homes and washed out roads are impacting Johnson County as well. Additional heavy rain is moving into Johnson county as well. This is a very dangerous and ‘high end’ situation for Johnson and Dallas counties!!!
DALLAS TX-TARRANT TX-
235 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015
…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 AM CDT FOR
WESTERN DALLAS AND NORTHEASTERN TARRANT COUNTIES…
AT 229 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THAT HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING OVER THE AREA. UP TO THREE AND FOUR
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY. AN
ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING IS
OCCURRING WITH NUMEROUS ROADS NOW DANGEROUS AND IMPASSIBLE. MULTIPLE
HIGH WATER RESCUES ARE OCCURRING. TRAVEL HAS BECOME IMPOSSIBLE IN
MANY AREAS. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW LYING AREA NEAR A CREEK OR STREAM
BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD WATERS RISE TO YOUR
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
DALLAS…FORT WORTH…ARLINGTON…IRVING…GRAND PRAIRIE…
COLLEYVILLE…ADDISON…RICHLAND HILLS AND COCKRELL HILL.
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.
DO NOT ENTER OR CROSS FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.
STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.