Historic flooding hits Texas

Parts of northern Texas saw more than 380 mm (14.9 inches) of rain in 24 hours on August 21 and 22, with as much as 385.1 mm (15.16 inches) in White Rock Creek in east Dallas.

A total of 233 mm (9.17 inches) was recorded during the same period in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, making it its second wettest 24-hour period on record – just 9.7 mm (0.38 inches) short of the all-time record.

Meteorologist Lucy Bergemann takes a look at the historic flooding that unfolded as a result:

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