Tuesday, May 26, 2015

10 Photos And Videos Of The Recent Texas Floods

Posted By on Tue, May 26, 2015 at 2:27 PM

click to enlarge Flood waters north of downtown Austin. - VIA TWITTER USER @SIRDUKEOFTEXAS
  • Via Twitter user @SirDukeofTexas
  • Flood waters north of downtown Austin.


Stevie Ray Vaughan's classic gets a workout on days like this, but it's the truth:

There's floodin' down in Texas.

Extreme weather throughout Texas has caused multiple deaths, with perhaps more to come. At least 40 people are missing because of the floods.

Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 24 counties on Monday in response to the devastation. President Barack Obama has also pledged federal resources to rescue and construction efforts.

Aid organizations such as the Red Cross and the Salvation Army have asked for volunteers and donations for the relief effort. Click here and here ways to to help.

Although San Antonio experienced some power outages, downed trees, and flooding over the weekend, the Alamo City was spared from the worst devastation.

Here are some of the most remarkable images and video clips from the around the state:



Flooding in Houston at Allen Parkway at Montrose. - VIA TWITTER USER @BILLBISHOPKHOU
  • Via Twitter user @BillBishopKHOU
  • Flooding in Houston at Allen Parkway at Montrose.


Flood waters this morning on Interstate 45 in Houston. - VIA TWITTER USER @RCROCKER
  • Via Twitter user @rcrocker
  • Flood waters this morning on Interstate 45 in Houston.


click to enlarge Flooding in Austin along Lamar Street. - VIA TWITTER USER @SIRDUKEOFTEXAS
  • Via Twitter user @SirDukeofTexas
  • Flooding in Austin along Lamar Street.


Car getting swept away out in Tapatio Springs in Boerne, TX

Posted by Bradley Veselka on Sunday, May 24, 2015


Floresville Tornado

Up close with the tornado in Floresville courtesy KENS 5 & Kens5.com friend Chad Reed.

Posted by KENS 5 & Kens5.com on Monday, May 25, 2015


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