DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Decide Clay Jenkins has declared a state of catastrophe following heavy rains in a single day and into the day.
He tweeted: “Primarily based on preliminary harm assessments, I’m declaring a state of catastrophe in Dallas County and requesting state and federal help for affected people. There are thresholds that should be met for every sort of help.”
Decide Jenkins additionally talked about the county’s first fatality on account of floodwaters.
A 60 yr outdated lady was killed when her automobile was swept away in Mesquite.
“Please maintain her husband and household in your prayers. Even lower than and inch of water on roadways could cause the lack of management of a automobile,” Jenkins tweeted.
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