Flooding prompts disaster declaration August 31, 2022 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATIONSTATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTSBy Gary BordersHeavy rains through Texas last week caused flooding, particularly in the Dallas area, prompting Gov. Greg Abbott to issue a disaster declaration for 23 affected counties. Texans who were affected by the rain, which dumped more than 10 inches in Dallas, are encouraged to ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!