Torrential rain floods Texas

Published 8:40 PM ET, Sat October 24, 2015
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Residents watch a flooded street in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, October 24. Much of Texas faced flooding after a deluge of rain, and is bracing for more as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia move in. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
J.B. Neckar, right, and his brother Johnny Neckar paddle their mother Gelene Neckar from her flooded home near Downsville, Texas, on October 24. Heavy rains have forced parts of the Brazos River out of its banks and are endangering homes in the small community just outside of Waco. Jerry Larson/AP
The Lower Colorado River Authority opened floodgates at Tom Miller Dam to relieve possible flooding on Lake Austin on October 24 in Austin. Ralph Barrera/AP
Floyd Taylor with the city of Austin watershed protection department cleans up debris on October 24. Ralph Barrera/AP
Vehicles stall in flood waters on Hillcrest Road during a heavy rainfall Friday, October 23, in Dallas. Tony Gutierrez/AP
A pedestrian approaches a stop sign as she walks down the middle of the road on the University of Texas at Dallas campus during a rain shower on October 23 in Richardson. Tony Gutierrez/AP