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With the recent storms in the southwest United States, many of the regional lakes are at or above capacity, including in the North Texas Region. Water is being released from lakes at a higher rate than normal, which may potentially cause river flooding downstream. Municipalities and communities may need to warn residents and business owners in flood-prone areas in a timely manner for public safety. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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Last week Dallas' Trinity River remained high after heavy rainfall and flooding in the city and across Texas.

River flooding occurs when rivers rise and overflow their banks, inundating areas that are normally dry. Understanding flood hazards and knowing the actions to take before, during, and afterwards can help you protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property. Prepare by visiting 

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