Flooding in the Southern Plains: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered In Wichita Falls, Texas

Severe flooding is worsening again with another storm system set to impact the Southern Plains, forcing hundreds from their homes in a northern Texas town.

Portions of the Tanglewood neighborhood in Wichita Falls, Texas, were evacuated Thursday morning due to rising water, according to the city’s Facebook page. It was a “drastic” change in plans, the city added, because the mandatory evacuations were pushed up 10 hours, from 6 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. READ ARTICLE