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Pockets of heavy rain bring concern for flash flooding in North Texas

As more rain moves through North Texas Monday afternoon and evening, flooding caused issues for people in Parker County.

PARKER COUNTY, Texas — As more rain moves through North Texas Monday afternoon and evening, flooding caused issues for people in Parker County.

Tarrant County was under a flood advisory until 8 p.m. and Parker and Hood counties were under a flash flood warning through 9 p.m.

Johnson County was under a flash flood warning until 10:15 p.m.

Scattered showers and storms are blanketing the area with pockets of heavy rain. Areas of concern for flash flooding include Weatherford, Hudson Oaks, Lipan and Annetta North with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible, according to the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service warned of flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage and low lying areas.

Phone lines are now back up and working after being down at the Parker County Sheriff's Office as standing water collected in the building, the office posted on Facebook.

Phones are back up. Sorry for the inconvenience! Phones are down at the Sheriff’s office due to flooding.

Posted by Parker County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 24, 2021

Remember to turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles, the NWS said.

In May, there have been more than 5 inches of rain at DFW Airport.

Remember to download the WFAA app to submit your weather photos and check one of our dozens of local radars, as well as the latest forecast, cameras and current conditions.

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