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Abilene's 7+ inches highest 'daily' rainfall total ever recorded!

Heavy rainfall has caused significant flooding over parts of the Big Country including the city of Abilene.

Morning water rescues keep Abilene firefighters busy

Water rescue calls kept Abilene firefighters busy Tuesday morning.

Officials urge extreme caution as flooding continues in Abilene

Fire officials are continuing to urge Abilenians to "exercise caution" in flooded intersections and on roadways.

GALLERY: Major flooding strikes Abilene

Early morning showers flooded streets and submerged cars across Abilene. All underpasses along North and South 1st streets were especially submerged.

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P&Z endorses zoning change for new Walmart to come to Abilene

The Planning and Zoning Commission endorsed a zoning change Monday for a new Walmart to come to Abilene.

Ice truck fire

Ice truck catches fire on I-20

An 18-wheeler carrying ice caught fire on I-20 Monday evening.

Ronald Bishop

Ronald Bishop

Snyder man charged in Abilene stabbing case

 A 19-year-old Snyder man is being held in Taylor County Jail in the wake of being booked on a burglary with intent to commit a felony charge.

Suspect dies from self-inflicted gunshot during Merkel standoff

A Merkel man died from a self-inflicted injury after a SWAT standoff on Burnett Street on Saturday.

Mari and her family cut the gender reveal cake

KTXS anchor expecting new addition to her family!

KTXS Morning Anchor Mari Cockerell is happy to share that she and her husband are expecting a new addition to their family! See them cut the cake and find out if it's a boy or a girl.

DWI arrests

Handful of DWI arrests over Fourth of July weekend in Abilene

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is over and the numbers for DWI enforcement are in.

Video: Your Latest Forecast

(img1)Tracking Storms Late Morning

Hayden Nix: Rainfall is expected through Wednesday afternoon

Abilene has already observed nearly 7 inches of rainfall since this morning. 1 to 2 more inches of rainfall are expected later today and into the night.