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Soaked Krum Residents Nervously Watch Rain Fall Again

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DENTON COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) - With heavy rain and storms earlier this week and wet weather Wednesday, folks in Krum are keeping their eyes on area creeks. It was just days ago that rain fell so hard and so fast that National Guard helicopters had to be called in to rescue people from their homes.

During the flooding event last Sunday one creek rose out of the floodway and had water more than chest-high on property in the area.

Jason Cox-Monik's pasture was full of water -- all the way up to the house and barn. He has piles of moldy clothes and furnishings left from the two-feet of water that rushed into his home. Thinking back to the weekend, Jason said he vividly remembers hearing six of his goats crying out as they were washed away.

The family says this time around they're not worried about that kind of flooding, but are keeping a close eye on the weather radar.

"We were just talking inside," Jason said pointing to other family remembers. "You know every time there's weather we're gonna be apprehensive and watching. And it's not just here, it's watching around us. Water came down the creek from the rain in Sanger and Slidell and all that stuff."

Sadly, Jason said even if the waters rise again, he's got nothing to lose.  "At this point, if it floods again… I mean everything is ruined. All it's going to do, it's just going to get wet," he said shrugging.

Flooding potential in the area also caused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold off on further opening the floodgates at Ray Roberts Lake.

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