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Heavy rain leads to flooding, Sunday AirSho canceled

Heavy rain leads to flooding, Sunday AirSho canceled

Midland motorists drove through a rainy mayhem Sunday that led to numerous cases of flooding throughout the county.

The heavy rain caused the cancellation of a few area events, including the CAF AirSho and the Old Sorehead Trade Days in Stanton, according to officials with each event.

The National Weather Service in Midland reported 1.42 inches of rainfall as of 9:50 p.m. Sunday.

The National Weather Service in Midland reported 1.42 inches of rainfall as of 9:50 p.m. Sunday.

The highest recorded amount of rainfall for Oct. 13 was 1.63 inches in 1974, according to the National Weather Service.

The City of Midland reported several streets were closed due to flooding, including the intersections at Loop 250 and Highway 191, Terrell Street between Louisiana Avenue and Mississippi Avenue, Mineola Street and Ohio Avenue, and Clay Street and Cloverdale Road. The normal low water crossings on Scharbauer Drive were closed as well as Scharbauer and Barber Street and at Scharbauer and Edwards Street, according to Joe Sampson, multimedia developer for the city of Midland.

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