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Flash Flood Watches, Warnings in Effect in North Texas

Overnight rainfall makes 2015 the wettest year in DFW history

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    Water pools on Interstate 35E in Carrollton, forcing lane closures and slowing traffic Friday. (Published Friday, Nov. 27, 2015)

    Several Flash Flood Warnings, Watches and Advisories has been issued for North Texas through early Sunday morning. Click here for specific county-based information.

    Showers and thunderstorms rolled through North Texas overnight Thursday, bringing dangerous floodwaters Friday morning.

    Sporadic heavy rain remains in the area through Saturday with the potential for flash flooding. Up to 6 inches of rain is possible in some areas.

    A Tarrant County Sheriff's deputy was rescued after being swept away while trying to help a stranded motorist.

    Jamie Moore with the Johnson County Emergency Management office said swift water rescue teams performed 16 rescues from 11:40 p.m. Thursday to 3:15 a.m. with several more rescues still active.

    Johnson County Sheriff's deputies said they're searching for a woman who was swept away near Joshua at about 3 a.m.

    High water also forced the closure of several North Texas roads, including Farm-to-Market Road 2499 in Flower Mound and an area near Campbell and Brand roads in Garland.

    Weather Alert

    Friday's rainfall made 2015 the wettest year in history, breaking the old annual record of 53.54 inches.

    McKinney Firefighters Handle Several High Water RescuesMcKinney Firefighters Handle Several High Water RescuesMcKinney firefighters have their hands full with several high water rescues beginning at 3:30 a.m. Friday. (Published Friday, Nov. 27, 2015)

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