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Multiple road closures Sunday due to high water, TxDOT officials say

Loop 12 was entirely shut down Sunday afternoon due to high water, and other areas have reported storm damage.

DALLAS — This story will be updated throughout the day Sunday.

All lanes of Loop 12 near Interstate 30 were shut down due to high water Sunday, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said. Many other major roads hd  partial closures due to road conditions. 

Southbound lanes of Loop 12 at I-30 were shut down around 12:30 p.m. Sunday due to flooding, officials said. Most northbound lanes at I-30 were shut down as well for high water around 12:30 p.m. Northbound lanes of Loop 12 were entirely shut down at Grauwyler Road by 1:30 p.m. 

Lanes were also shut down on Interstate 35E North at Highway 183, also known as John W. Carpenter Freeway. Both north and southbound lanes on the interstate were shut down for high water Sunday afternoon, according to TxDOT officials.

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Highway 114 was experiencing high water issues at Rochelle Boulevard as well Sunday, officials said. The exit ramp at Wingren Road for Highway 183 was dealing with high water conditions, too. 

High water was also reported near Love Field Airport in Dallas, President George Bush Turnpike and U.S. 75 in Dallas, and at U.S. 75 and Plano Parkway in Plano.

Tarrant County emergency officials said they have not received any reports of flooding or road closures.

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Other rain storm damage

Credit: Matt Howerton, WFAA
The owners of this home in North Dallas say they think a tornado hit their home when rain and winds came through North Texas Sunday morning May 16, 2021.

In North Dallas, a roof was ripped off of one family's home near North Haven Gardens, causing the insulation to be spread all over nearby power lines. So far, it's the only major damage that has been reported in the area from Sunday's weather.

The family told WFAA's Matt Howerton there were no injuries, but they were shocked- the family had been affected by the October 2019 tornado and had just rebuilt and sold their home.

Elsewhere in North Texas:

  • A structure fire was reported in Grand Prairie
  • Multiple cars were reported flooding in Plano, but officials said they did not have to perform water rescues because the water receded by the time the fire department shoed up
  • The Dallas Fire Department rescued two people at Merriman Parkway and Abram Road. The road was completely flooded. 
  • Dallas Fire-Rescue says it performed around 60 water rescures Sunday.
  • Downed trees were reported in Dallas at Meadow Road and Highway 75 and at University Park