Deadly Flash Floods Force Rescues And Damage Homes Across Texas | NBC Nightly News


PARTS OF TEXAS HAVE BEEN ESPECIALLY HARD HIT. BEEN ESPECIALLY HARD HIT.>>Reporter: THE HIT.>>Reporter: THE TORRENTIAL RAIN AND>>Reporter: THE TORRENTIAL RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING TORRENTIAL RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING OVERWHELMED PARTS OF FLASH FLOODING OVERWHELMED PARTS OF TEXAS AND ARE NOW OVERWHELMED PARTS OF TEXAS AND ARE NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR AT TEXAS AND ARE NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR AT LEAST ONE DEATH. RESPONSIBLE FOR AT LEAST ONE DEATH. A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED LEAST ONE DEATH. A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED ON THE UNIVERSITIES OF A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED ON THE UNIVERSITIES OF TEXAS ARLINGTON CAMPUS ON THE UNIVERSITIES OF TEXAS ARLINGTON CAMPUS AFTER BEING SWEPT AWAY TEXAS ARLINGTON CAMPUS AFTER BEING SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODWATER. AFTER BEING SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODWATER. IN DALLAS, FLOODWATERS BY FLOODWATER. IN DALLAS, FLOODWATERS SWALLOWED ROADS MORE IN DALLAS, FLOODWATERS SWALLOWED ROADS MORE THAN 15 PEOPLE SWALLOWED ROADS MORE THAN 15 PEOPLE RESCUED. THAN 15 PEOPLE RESCUED.>>IT WAS JUST REALLY RESCUED.>>IT WAS JUST REALLY FAST, LIKE LESS THAN>>IT WAS JUST REALLY FAST, LIKE LESS THAN 10 MINUTES, I THINK. FAST, LIKE LESS THAN 10 MINUTES, I THINK.>>THE WATER STARTED 10 MINUTES, I THINK.>>THE WATER STARTED COMING FROM ALL>>THE WATER STARTED COMING FROM ALL PLACES. COMING FROM ALL PLACES.>>CECILIA EIGHT PLACES.>>CECILIA EIGHT MONTHS PREGNANT AND>>CECILIA EIGHT MONTHS PREGNANT AND HER HUSBAND WATCHED AS MONTHS PREGNANT AND HER HUSBAND WATCHED AS A FLASH FLOOD QUICKLY HER HUSBAND WATCHED AS A FLASH FLOOD QUICKLY OVERWHELMED THE SMALL A FLASH FLOOD QUICKLY OVERWHELMED THE SMALL TOWN OF EVERMAN TEXAS OVERWHELMED THE SMALL TOWN OF EVERMAN TEXAS JUST SOUTH OF FT. TOWN OF EVERMAN TEXAS JUST SOUTH OF FT. WORTH. JUST SOUTH OF FT. WORTH.>>THEY WERE HEARING WORTH.>>THEY WERE HEARING SCREAMING, LIKE HELP,>>THEY WERE HEARING SCREAMING, LIKE HELP, HELP. SCREAMING, LIKE HELP, HELP.>>THE WATER GOT ALL HELP.>>THE WATER GOT ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP.>>THE WATER GOT ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP. WE RAN TO THIS ROOM TO THE WAY TO THE TOP. WE RAN TO THIS ROOM TO GET OUT THE WINDOW. WE RAN TO THIS ROOM TO GET OUT THE WINDOW.>>Reporter: 35 PEOPLE GET OUT THE WINDOW.>>Reporter: 35 PEOPLE RESCUED AT LEAST 45>>Reporter: 35 PEOPLE RESCUED AT LEAST 45 HOMES DAMAGED. RESCUED AT LEAST 45 HOMES DAMAGED.>>WATER ROSE TO AT HOMES DAMAGED.>>WATER ROSE TO AT THE HIGHEST POINT,>>WATER ROSE TO AT THE HIGHEST POINT, WE’RE ESTIMATING 6 THE HIGHEST POINT, WE’RE ESTIMATING 6 FEET. WE’RE ESTIMATING 6 FEET.>>Reporter: FEET.>>Reporter: SWIFTWATER RESCUE>>Reporter: SWIFTWATER RESCUE TEAMS PULLED A SWIFTWATER RESCUE TEAMS PULLED A STRANDED DRIVER FROM A TEAMS PULLED A STRANDED DRIVER FROM A CAR, AS WATER RUSHED STRANDED DRIVER FROM A CAR, AS WATER RUSHED PAST. CAR, AS WATER RUSHED PAST. IN FITZTOWN, OKLAHOMA, PAST. IN FITZTOWN, OKLAHOMA, DRAMATIC IMAGES AS A IN FITZTOWN, OKLAHOMA, DRAMATIC IMAGES AS A POWERFUL FLASH FLOOD DRAMATIC IMAGES AS A POWERFUL FLASH FLOOD CARRIED AWAY THIS HERD POWERFUL FLASH FLOOD CARRIED AWAY THIS HERD OF CATTLE. CARRIED AWAY THIS HERD OF CATTLE. ALL ARE BELIEVED TO BE OF CATTLE. ALL ARE BELIEVED TO BE OKAY. ALL ARE BELIEVED TO BE OKAY. FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS

5 thoughts on “Deadly Flash Floods Force Rescues And Damage Homes Across Texas | NBC Nightly News

  1. "We had residents stranded up on top of their homes. People begging for help, screaming for help," Everman police Chief Craig Spencer told KXAS-TV.
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    sounds like katrina victims still on their roofs !!!

  2. weather is getting bad from coast to coast. Fires in the west tornados to the north, floods to the south, and hurricanes in the east. This world is falling apart

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