Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both days with lower humidity. High temps are due to only reach the lower 80s. Early mornings in the low to mid 50s.
MIDLAND (September 28, 2012)--Nearly a day of steady rainfall in West Texas led to more than 100 high-water rescues and the closing of schools in the Midland ISD.
Officials said Friday that no injuries had been reported in the Midland-Odessa area.
Classes were canceled in the Midland school district, and a city spokeswoman said water was as high as 4 feet in some areas.
Officials say about 120 people were rescued from vehicles in Odessa and Midland.
The National Weather Service said the Midland area received nearly 3 inches of rain over the past 18 hours.
Forecasters issued a flash flood watch effective through Saturday morning.
Oncor reported scattered power outages.