Dallas Weather: Afternoon update August 22nd
Flash flood warnings remain in effect for many North Texas counties.
Monday’s rain fell short of a record for North Texas.
FOX 4 Weather Meteorologist Ali Turiano says this is the second wettest 24-hour period ever for North Texas.
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Parts of the region have already received up to 10 inches of rain since Sunday night, and that rain is expected to continue falling throughout the morning.
9.02 inches of rain was measured at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
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The record rainfall for a 24-hour period at the airport is 9.57″ since 1932.
Recent rain has made this August one of the wettest in Dallas history.
It is currently the second wettest August on record, behind only August 1915 when 10.33″ of rain was measured.
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