Updated at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday: Revised to include latest details of flood rescue in North Dallas.
North Texas experienced the full range of weather on Tuesday: tornadoes, torrential rains and even a winter weather advisory.
Parts of the area were bracing for icy conditions after a cold front that was expected to plunge temperatures 30 degrees made its way across Dallas-Fort Worth.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory through Wednesday evening for cities including Carrollton, Denton, Lewisville and Flower Mound.
That will likely produce hazardous driving conditions with light ice accumulation possible.
Heavy rains, up to two inches in some areas, created flash-flooding risks just in time for the evening commute.
A flood watch was in effect for much of North Texas through late Wednesday, with as much as six inches of rain expected in some spots.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through Wednesday for areas northwest of the DFW metroplex.
In McKinney, Fire Department crews rescued four people from cars swept away by flooding in Towne Lake Park. Two walked out on their own while the other two were brought in by boat.
Authorities closed roads around the park because the area is prone to flood during heavy rains.
Late Tuesday, Dallas Fire-Rescue crews rescued a woman who was trapped on top of her vehicle at Interstate 635 and Park Central Drive, near White Rock Creek in North Dallas. She was not hospitalized.
Beyond such flooding, forecasters warned of potential freezing risk with the the storms, as a strong cold front headed into North Texas late Tuesday.
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Braving the rain Tuesday, pedestrians pass an advertisement on Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas
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