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In a devastating incident during Texas’ record-breaking August rainfall, a 60-year-old Uber driver, Joleen Jarrell, lost her life when her car was swept away in Dallas floodwaters, Your Content has learned.
The heart-wrenching event occurred as she bravely described the harrowing situation to her husband over the phone.
The deluge in Dallas has been relentless, with Texas witnessing its wettest August day in history, as confirmed by authorities. As of 2 pm on Monday, a staggering 5.66 inches of rain had already fallen.
Emergency services have been overwhelmed, responding to 334 calls for help, including rescuing 94 people stranded in water.
The situation remains critical, with the forecast predicting continued rain throughout the week. Although not as intense as Monday’s downpour, precautions are still necessary. As the community mourns the loss of Joleen Jarrell, approximately 14 million people across the southern region are facing weather warnings.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Joleen Jarrell during this difficult time. Let us stay vigilant and support each other as Texas battles these unprecedented floods, according to The Daily Mail.