Fox News Weather Center

LIVE: Major Flooding Unfolds in Corsicana, Texas, Forces Road Closures

Residents from Texas to Louisiana should be on alert for life-threatening flooding this weekend.

The system will unleash 4-8 inches of rain across portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana with the potential for some communities to receive a foot or more of rain through Sunday.

Travel disruptions, flight delays and road closures are possible due to the heavy rainfall expected.

Moisture from record-breaking Hurricane Patricia will contribute to the life-threatening flooding that will inundate the South Central states this weekend.


UPDATES: (All times are listed in Central Time)

5:27 p.m. Friday: Dallas fire rescue responders had to close a section of road after cars stalled in flooded waters this afternoon in the Dallas, Texas, area.

4:12 p.m. Friday: AccuWeather's Reed Timmer shows the extent of flooding in Corsicana, Texas.

Reed Timmer Shows Extent of Flooding With Closed Roads in Texas

3:56 p.m. Friday: Heavy rain leading to flooding in Powell, Texas, around 10 miles east of Corsicana, Texas.

3:32 p.m. Friday: Additional heavy rain continues to stream toward Corsicana, Texas, further worsening the ongoing flooding.

3:31 p.m. Friday: More than 8 inches of rain has fallen in Corsicana, Texas, so far Friday; 2.34 inches fell in just one hour ending at 3 p.m. CDT.

3:27 p.m. Friday: Emergency management reports of 16 roads/intersections closed around the Dallas, Texas, area due to high water.

3:10 p.m. Friday: A flash flood emergency has been issued for Navarro County, Texas, as I-45 is closed south of Corsicana, Texas, with water rising quicker than officials can close roadways, the National Weather Service at Dallas/Fort Worth reports.

2:55 p.m. Friday: The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management in Corsicana, Texas, reported of numerous flooded roads and several stranded vehicles throughout the county.