Flooding at Second and Oak streets in Graham had drivers churning through water more than a foot deep Friday. (Leader photo by Thomas Wallner)
Parked cars on Second Street in Graham had water approaching their undercarriages during Friday’s deluge. (Leader photo by Thomas Wallner)
The creek was full to bursting at Cypress and Elm streets in front of North Central Texas College Friday. (Leader photo by Thomas Wallner)
South and Cherry streets were blocked off Friday due to water over the roadways that caused some vehicles to stall. (Leader photo by Kylie Bailey)

Friday deluge floods roads, puts end to burn ban

The two-day deluge Thursday and Friday that flooded roads and filled creeks across northern Young County, caused evacuations and closed highways in Olney and Newcastle and even forced rescue of two men across a raging creek may be gone, as is Young County’s burn ban, but the threat of more rain on already-soaked ground will return this weekend. In Graham Friday, a few cars driven into deep water at intersections, including along Cherry Street, had to be towed. Whitewater raged on roads that tend to flood during fast rains, including along 2nd Street downtown, and Shawnee Park flooded as its creek ...

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