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Texas Battered By Heavy Rains, Central And South Texas Under Flood Watch

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Texas is experiencing heavy rains with the threat of rain to spread to South Texas from North and Central region during the weekend. The downpour is caused by the leftover of Hurricane Patricia that hit Mexico on Friday. A major part of Texas was under the influence of the floods Saturday morning, and the weatherman say that Austin-San Antonio region also with receiving heavy rains apart from the already inundated North Texas that is expected to get 7 inches more of rain. The Corsicana region in the south of Dallas received 13 inches of rain from Friday afternoon to Saturday as reported by the weather service.

The effect of the rain forced cars to be non-operational. The Corsicana Interstate 45 was closed down due to excessive flooding. The Navarro County Judge H M Davenport reportedly informed The Associated Press that people who are off the highway can stay inside their car for the night. This is expected to be the worse weekend with 10 million people in south central US will be a victim of flash flooding as the storm pours down heavily through the weekend. It is expected that a foot of rain can attack the Galveston County by this Sunday midday. The Bolivar Peninsula has been put on voluntary evacuation by the situation will be reconsidered on Saturday.

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The Bosque County in southwest Fort-Worth experienced above 7inches of rainfall. This is since the rains started on Thursday. The Tarrant County’s Grapevine experienced 8 inches in more than 36 hours as per the weather reports. Central and southeastern Texas was put under a flood watch until Friday night. The National Weather Service has it that the worst of rains are to happen on Saturday night where the threat of heavy rains looms large. Flights were canceled due to the weather conditions. 262 plus flights did not ply at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

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