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Gov. Greg Abbott declares Dallas-Fort Worth deluge a disaster, freeing up state resources to help in recovery

The declaration covers 23 counties across the state and comes after some saw more than 10 inches of rainfall Monday.

Gov. Abbott gets briefing from members of the Texas Emergency Management Council on the flash floods and excessive rain across the state at the Texas State Emergency Operations Center in Austin on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022.

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