Imminent risk of dam break at Padera Lake, Texas

There is an immediate risk that a dam may break at Padera Lake located along Highway 287, just north of Midlothian, Texas. Anyone located downstream has been advised to evacuate today. The area most impacted would be Grand Prairie. A break could cause water to rush over the highway.

Advice For Travellers

Avoid the area of the Padera Lake dam. Follow the advice of local officials who have a traffic plan to divert travellers away from the flow of water if necessary.

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