Another deluge wreaks havoc across Texas, Oklahoma, with more rain to come

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After an extraordinary swing from drought to deadly flooding, the last thing the southern Plains need now is more heavy rain. But that’s exactly what it got on Thursday night into Friday morning, as another massive area of thunderstorms congealed late Thursday and rumbled slowly across the Lone Star State

In Lubbock, Texas, the three to six inches of rainfall pushed the monthly total well past record territory and caused widespread, dangerous flash flooding

Some of the most disruptive impacts have been in Dallas, where officials once again had to close a north-to-south runway at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, because a sinkhole that had been under repair after earlier rains re-opened amid the new torrential downpours Read more…

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