Record Rainfall Brings Flooding, Road Closures

After months without much in the way of measurable rainfall, Dallas received anywhere from one inch of rain to as much as about 13 inches within 12 hours, beginning overnight Sunday and into Monday morning.

The National Weather Service office in Fort Worth reported the 9.19 inches of rainfall reported at DFW airport late Sunday and Monday is only 0.38 inches shy of the record rainfall total for a 24-hour period set in 1932.

The city reported 9.06 inches within the past 24 hours at Inwood and University Boulevard as of 2:37 p.m. Monday, 9.29 at Turtle Creek and Wilwood, and about 4.45 inches during the same period at Northwest Highway and Edgemere, according to the Dallas Water Utility’s floodway operations map. For the latest rainfall updates, check the map.