Ice, snow and rain pound central US, at least 2 dead, 1 missing

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Rain brings flooding, high water rescues to North Texas.

Updated at 12:20 a.m. The driver is still missing at this time and the Fort Worth Fire Department says the search for her is on hold until later this morning due to dangerous flooding. “As Deputy Salazar approached the vehicle the rain and the water was at such a high rate of flow acorss the roadway as she was attempting to get into car where the trapped lady was she herself was swept into the water and taken downstream and lost,” said Terry Grisham, spokesman for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. “We feared the worst for deptuty Salazar.” “We knew when we answered the 911 call that there was a life in danger and when Deputy Salazar arrived at scene she saw immeidalty that there was a life in danger so she put her own life on the line to try to do the rescue,” Grisham said. “While we are thanking God for our prayers being answered that Deputy Salazar has been found alive and we believe will recover, our thoughts and prayers are still with the family and the lady who is still trapped in the vehicle.” (©2015 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. November 27: By late Thursday, rainfall totals across North Texas ranged from a trace to about 3 inches, leaving the region just short of the record for most rainfall received over a calendar year. It took the car and her and the deputy and the occupant of the car into the creek and downstream.” She managed to grab onto the branch of a tree and hold on for a few hours in deep water. But it’s going to rain, especially as we head toward 3:30 kick-off, when the occasional shower turns to the “spotty storm,” in the words of Jason Dunn, meteorologist in the National Weather Service’s Fort Worth office.

And it will be nasty.” “And rain on top of that,” says Dunn. “It’s not going to be a fun day to be outside.” But a good day for Record Store Day. This will be round after round after round, waves of wet that’ll dry up at some point Sunday, by which point Dallas could collect anywhere between three to six inches — if not more in some spots. “This is spread out over several days, so there will be periods of moderate rainfall over time,” says Dunn. “Even though there’a a flash flood watch, it’s because the ground’s wet, and we put on that much rain we’ll see some flooding in the typical areas.”

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