Flash Flooding Closes Dallas Roads, Delays Flights - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Flash Flooding Closes Dallas Roads, Delays Flights



    Scattered Thunderstorms Possible Thursday

    Scattered thunderstorms are possible Thursday under mostly cloudy skies. Storms shouldn't be severe, but they could produce heavy downpours and gusty winds. (Published Thursday, June 1, 2017)

    The National Weather Service has allowed a flash flood warning to expire for Dallas County Thursday afternoon.

    Scattered thunderstorms developed before 3 p.m. that produced 1 to 2 inches of rain in some areas, while many parts of North Texas received no rain at all.

    Rainfall from downpours closed Luna Road at Y Street in Northwest Dallas and West Lawther at Northwest Highway in Northeast Dallas.

    The NWS warns that areas in Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, University Park, Sachse, Highland Park, Cockrell Hill, Sunnyvale and Buckingham may experience flooding.

    Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

    Get the latest forecast information from NBC 5's team of Weather Experts here.

    Power Outages

    As of 4 p.m., more than 1,500 customers are without electricity service, according to Oncor Electric.

    Flight Delays

    Meanwhile, flights out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field were experiencing departure delays around an hour due to weather.

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