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DFW weather: As heavy rain moves in, area firefighters respond to water rescue calls

Viewers shared photos and videos of the storm's aftermath on social media.

DALLAS — As heavy rains came into the DFW metroplex Tuesday night, the risk of flooding was high. 

A severe thunderstorm watch for Dallas and Tarrant counties and other areas of the metroplex has been expanded and extended until 5 a.m. 

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A flash flood warning has been issued until 2 a.m. for parts of Collin, Denton, and Dallas counties. Up to 3 inches of rain has fallen and an additional 1-2 inches are possible.

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By midnight, first responders were shaping up to have a busy night.

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The storm wreaked havoc on parts of the metroplex.


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