The Flash Flood Warning for Cooke County in North Texas has been extended until 3:30 AM CDT. Moderate to heavy rain continues to fall along and south of Highway 82 including Interstate 35. Two to three inches of rain has fallen during the past three hours with additional rain now falling from the latest heavy storms. Flash flooding will continue to be a threat for several more hours.
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
130 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN COOKE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS
* UNTIL 330 AM CDT
* AT 128 AM CDT…NUMEROUS RAIN GAGES FROM GAINESVILLE TO VALLEY
VIEW AND TO THE DENTON AND COOKE COUNTY LINE HAVE REPORTED 2 TO 3
INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER THE LAST 3 HOURS. MORE SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE REGENERATING OVER THIS AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE PERIOD BOUTS OF HEAVY RAINFALL THAT MAY RESULT
IN FLASH FLOODING.
* LOCATIONS THAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE AFFECTED INCLUDE…MUENSTER AND
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER OF AN UNKNOWN DEPTH
COVERS THE ROAD. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR
WAIT UNTIL FLOOD WATERS RECEDE. TURN AROUND…DO NOT DROWN!
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODS. IT IS VERY DIFFICULT AT NIGHT TO TELL HOW
MUCH WATER IS ON THE ROADS OR IF THE ROAD HAS BEEN DAMAGED OR WASHED
AWAY. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL