A Flash Flood EMERGENCY has been declared for northeast Dallas county and south Collin county. This is a Flash Flood Emergency for the area from Garland to Allen. Flash Flooding is occurring with numerous roads now dangerous and impassible. Multiple high water rescues are occuring. 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 location or an evacuation order be given. A significant and life-threatening flash flood event is underway. There are reports of homes being flooded and cars being swept away by flood waters along duck creek in Garland.

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Serious flooding is now occurring across parts of the greater DFW Metroplex. 3 to 5 inches of rain have already fallen…

Posted by US National Weather Service Fort Worth Texas on Friday, May 29, 2015

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
423 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

…FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR THE AREA FROM GARLAND TO ALLEN…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
SOUTH CENTRAL COLLIN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 715 AM CDT

* AT 417 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE
PRODUCED OVER 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IN THIS REGION. ANOTHER 1 TO 3
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE TROUGH SUNRISE. SIGNIFICANT AND LIFE
THREATENING FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING NEAR DUCK CREEK IN
GARLAND. SPRING CREEK AND ROWLETT CREEK ARE ALSO LIKELY
OVERFLOWING THEIR BANKS.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR THE AREA FROM GARLAND TO
ALLEN. 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 LOCATION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
DALLAS…PLANO…GARLAND…MESQUITE…RICHARDSON…ALLEN…
ROWLETT…WYLIE…SACHSE…MURPHY…FAIRVIEW…LUCAS…SUNNYVALE…
PARKER AND ST. PAUL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE
THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.