HISTORIC DELUGE: Houston area under water

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HOUSTON, TX (WFLA) – Heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Houston area Sunday night, bringing as much as 10 inches of rain in some areas and triggering flash floods.

KPRC reported that a Flash Flood Watch will remain in effect until 7 a.m. Tuesday in most of southeast Texas. Hail was also reported in the area.

According to NBC News, a “life-threatening situation” due to flash flooding developed in northwest Harris County, local meteorologists said.  Authorities confirmed to NBC that 5-10 inches of rainfall dropped in six hours in some areas. The storm knocked out power to thousands of homes.WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON RIGHT NOW: 

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