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Shane Allen - Content Planner KXAS | NBCDFW.com | NBC Universal *Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com *Newsroom: 817.654.6300 *cell: 817.713.7135 | (fax: 817.654.6325 3900 Barnett Street, Fort Worth, TX 76103 ________________________________ From: Gary Pannell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 8:39 PM To: @NBC UNI LIM NEWS TIPS DFW Subject: Pics of flooding water in Mansfield Here are some of the pics of the flooding from Gary Pannell WA5FWC Stor...
A North Texas neighborhood narrowly avoids two natural disasters in less than 24 hours.
Wednesday night, the National Weather Service predicted the river would crest at nearly 49-feet overnight. By Thursday morning, it had topped out at only 41-feet. After being encouraged to evacuate their homes, residents said they were happy no damage was done.
"Like my momma said, something or someone is watching over me," said Melissa McMurray.
A city spokesperson said there was high water in some of the low lying areas near the river Thursday, but no flooding was reported.