Severe weather moves through north Texas Sunday morning

9:30 a.m. update:

Several people across the metroplex had to be rescued due to high water Sunday morning.

A Fox 4 photographer had to call 9-1-1 to help people who became stranded in their cars at East Trinity Blvd and Beltline Rd in West Irving around 3:30 Sunday morning. Everyone was rescued safely.

Five people had to be rescued in Johnson County, according to Johnson County Emergency Management officials. The worst areas were in Alvarado, Lillian, Homestead and Venus.

Dallas Fire Rescue crews had to get to work in far northwest Dallas at California Crossing, near Luna Rd around 7:00 a.m. Sunday. They saved two people.

Several north Texas roads were also closed for several hours because of high water.

The severe storms also caused damage in some areas. For example, the roof of a CVS store was damaged in the 5500 block of McArthur according to a CVS in Las Colinas.

4:00 a.m. update:

Many people in north Texas woke up to sirens because of high winds and a tornado warning for portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties that was short lived.

There have been multiple reports of funnel clouds, but there is no confirmation any of them touched down.

Damage was left behind after the storm passed overnight.

Fox 4 viewer, Drew McAlexander posted a picture to our facebook page of damage at The Villas at Beaver Creek Apartments in Las Colinas.

Flooding was an issue in several areas as well. The 1300 block of E. Abram Street in Arlington was closed by Arlington police around 3:45 Sunday morning.

Early reports indicate the most significant damage happened in Irving, Las Colinas and Cockrell Hill.


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