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Heavy rains bring flash floods to Texoma

Ardmore street flooding
Ardmore street flooding(Melissa Brooks)
Published: Sep. 1, 2020 at 8:43 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 1, 2020 at 1:01 PM CDT
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(1:15 p.m.) FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for parts of Grayson and Cooke counties. Details below.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...

NORTHWESTERN COLLIN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

SOUTHEASTERN COOKE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

NORTHERN DENTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

SOUTHWESTERN GRAYSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT.

* AT 114 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS IN SOUTHWEST GRAYSON COUNTY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO AREAS THAT RECEIVED BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN EARLIER TODAY WILL RECEIVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN SHORTLY. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.

SOURCE...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND DOPPLER RADAR.

IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE... DENTON, SHERMAN, SANGER, WHITESBORO, CELINA, KRUM, PILOT POINT, VAN ALSTYNE, HOWE, AUBREY, NORTHLAKE, KRUGERVILLE, COLLINSVILLE, CROSS ROADS, GUNTER, DORCHESTER, RAY ROBERTS PARK ISLE DU BOIS, RAY ROBERTS PARK JOHNSON BRANCH, LAKE KIOWA AND OAK POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

(1:00 p.m.) Sherman street closures

With all the rain that we have had and the more than 5 inches of rain that could be expected please be aware of your...

Posted by Sherman, Texas Emergency Management on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

(12:55 p.m.) A house on Elm Creek Rd in Pottsboro was struck by lightning just before noon. Lightning went through the chimney, blew out hot water heater and knocked over items. No flames or serious damage reported.

#LIGHTNING hit a house just before noon in Pottsboro. The homeowner says he was watching TV when he saw it come out of...

Posted by Meredith McCown on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

(12:00 p.m.) Only one street, Rockford Rd north of Broadway, remains closed in Ardmore. No roads closed in Carter County, but commissioners advise caution on Dickson Rd, Mt Washington, and Central & Hickory. Low water crossing on Hereford Rd.

(11:25 a.m.) Reports of 5+ inches of rain in and around Marietta, OK. Some street flooding and roadway shutdowns ongoing in city of Marietta and 1-3 miles west of Marietta.

Please drive with caution. There are several roads throughout the county that are flooded. Do not drive through flooded...

Posted by Love County Emergency Management on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

(11:05 a.m.) Heavy rains are now falling in Grayson County, resulting in flooded roads and accidents. National Weather Service reporting heaviest rains between Gainesville and Sherman along and south of US-82. Reports of street flooding in Southmayd.

(Original story) Several streets and roads across southern Oklahoma closed Tuesday morning after heavy rains dumped several inches of rainfall.

Main Street in Tishomingo is shut down at Main and Johnston due to flooding.

Posted by Johnston County Emergency Management on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

In Johnston County, emergency management reports Main Street in Tishomingo is shut down at Johnston due to flooding. Traffic is being diverted to back streets.

In Coalgate, some streets are being barricaded by the fire department (Byrd and Stacy near Blair Ave) due to high waters.

In Ardmore, there are reports of street flooding after reports of over 3 inches of rainfall since midnight with vehicles stranded.

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