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More Rain Brings Flooding, High-Water Rescues To Texas

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DALLAS — Another storm system moving through rain-soaked Texas has brought flash flood warnings and high-water rescues of residents and motorists overwhelmed by torrential rains.

National Weather Service senior meteorologist Eric Martello said Sunday that parts of Dallas-Fort Worth received up to 5 inches of rain overnight.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport so far this year has received nearly 21 inches of rain, some 6 inches above normal.

WFAA-TV in Dallas reports Johnson County, south of Fort Worth, received 5 to 8 inches, requiring the evacuation of people from their homes.

Heavy rains also brought flood warnings to the San Antonio region and forecasts call for up to 4 inches of rain in Bexar and surrounding counties.

In the Austin area authorities are rerouting traffic because high water is making roads impassable.