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Rain Leads To Rescues, School Closings In West Texas

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.

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