More Rain Falling in Flooded S. Plains
“We’re going to go through some days of frustration; I know we’ll all pull together”
Flood-weary residents of Texas and Oklahoma had no reprieve Friday as more rain fell in a region where two weeks of storms have swollen rivers and lakes beyond their limits.
Thousands have been forced from their homes, though some residents were holding out, saying conditions are no worse than floods they’ve weathered before.
A state of emergency was in place for Oklahoma, and flood watches and warnings were posted. A flood watch was in effect for large portions of Texas, where the storms have been blamed for at least 11 deaths. Read more