The Dallas-Fort Worth area is facing major flooding Monday following a storm that dumped nearly 10 inches
of rain on the DFW metro area Sunday night. Rainfall continued on Monday morning and flooding
has seen local authorities attempting to undertake make emergency water rescues of drivers and residents in flooded apartment complexes.
Videos sent to Dallas Texas TV show cars floating down highway on-ramps, almost entirely submerged in feet of water:
Others show cars completely underwater and semi trucks stalled at flooded intersections. Instagram user @allenemilio_'s video, shot at the intersection
of Scyene Road and I-635 in South Dallas, captured flooding so severe that only the hoods of several cars at the intersection are visible.
As of 10:19 a.m. CT, nearly 14 inches of rain had fallen on Dallas in less than 12 hours, according
to Harris County meteorologist Jeff Lindner. Authorities have conducted dozens of flooding
related investigations and emergency rescues since the downpour began. The Forth Worth Fire Department alone
Dallas flash flooding submerges cars, spurs rescues across city