The umbrellas came out again Wednesday afternoon when rain returned to Denton and the downtown Square. The National Weather Service calls for a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on Thursday.

More than 3,000 Denton Municipal Electric customers lost power and Denton Fire Department responded to one high-water rescue during thunderstorms Tuesday night.

There were 15 outages that caused 3,204 customers to lose power, with the majority affected for less than 10 minutes, said Ryan Adams, deputy director of public affairs for the city. The other outages were resolved within three hours, he said.

A portion of Fort Worth Drive near Roselawn Drive was affected by flooding Tuesday night, Adams said. The Denton Fire Department responded to a high-water rescue call at 10:15 p.m. at the intersection, and responders were able to help the driver exit the vehicle and the flooded area.

Jody Gonzalez, Denton County Emergency Services director, said crews were monitoring river levels Wednesday. He said his office was not aware of any major damage or road closures around the county.

Overnight Tuesday, Denton Enterprise Airport recorded 1.27 inches of rain, with light rain beginning again Wednesday after 9 a.m.

Denton ISD schools started school at regular time Wednesday, and officials were not planning to close schools early or cancel after-school activities, said Julie Zwahr, a spokeswoman for the school district.

“We monitor throughout the day and traditionally we make those announcements on social media,” she said.

The rest of the week through Sunday looks to be dry with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s to low 80s, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

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