GAINESVILLE TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Creeks, lakes and rivers overflowing their banks isn’t just a problem in the counties in and around Dallas and Fort Worth. The Red River at the Oklahoma-Texas line has risen so high that officials may have to shut down the Interstate-35 corridor.
The river has risen even more since this image was captured. No-one is quite sure, but it’s expected at 43.0 ft. the Red River will actually crest the I-35 road/bridge.
Just after lunchtime Friday, the Red River, which divides Texas from Oklahoma, was observed at 42.02 feet. Twenty-five feet is flood stage. (read more with incredible video footage)