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Rain continues to fall in Big Country, in Dallas-Fort Worth area

By Anthony Domol, adomol@ktxs.com
Joe Fry, Assignment Editor/Photographer, jfry@ktxs.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:47:42 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 17 2014 03:24:48 PM CDT
ABILENE, Texas -

Heavy rain resulted in flooded streets in Abilene on Thursday after the storm hit about 7 a.m.

Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect until 12:30 p.m. for northeastern Runnels, northwestern Coleman, southeastern Taylor, and southwestern Callahan counties. Heavy rainfall continues across parts West Texas.

Rainfall amounts of 3-5 inches expected in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Earlier Thursday, flood advisories were in effect for northern Taylor, northwestern Callahan, and southeastern Jones County until 9 a.m.

One to 1.5 inches of rain fell in short period of time. Small hail remained a possibility.

At 8:15 a.m., Pioneer Drive from South 1st to South 14th was completely flooded at 8:15 a.m.

At 8:20 a.m., there were reports of stalled cars at South Clack and Edgemont. In addition, police dispatch was reporting there wasn't enough equipment to close all the high-water areas in the city.

At about 8:30 a.m., Abilene police issued the following Twitter message: "Traffic Alert: avoid high water areas: S 27th & Treadaway; S 29th & Treadaway; Clack & Edgemont."