More risk of flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri

Due to more heavy rains, 70 counties in Texas are under a state of disaster until 7:00 am Sunday due to flooding. In Dallas, Texas, a portion of Loop 12 between Irving Boulevard and Interstate 30 will be closed for at least seven days due to flooding. In south Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, police are asking those in flood plain areas to evacuate. Parts of Missouri and Kansas are also under a flood warning.

Advice For Travellers

More rain is forecast for Texas, Oklahoma, and parts of Missouri and Kansas. Avoid travel in flooded or areas at risk for flooding. Follow advice of local authorities. Further rain and run-off from high water levels of major rivers is expected to cause further flooding.