According to the National Weather Service Office in Brownsville, TX, Doppler radar indicated there was heavy rain across the warned area, where 5 to 7 inches of rain had already fallen. According to the local office, this was a very dangerous situation, as there were reports of flooding occurring in homes, buildings and reports of water rescues.
BREAKING: Flash Flood EMERGENCY issued for the McAllen, TX area as a slow-moving band of torrential rain moves through.Turn around, don't drown!#TXwx pic.twitter.com/g0gRkfMxYW — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) June 21, 2018
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High flood waters have forced over 200 families in Weslaco, Texas to evacuate their homes.Photos via @hcpct4. pic.twitter.com/lZTT1GxbW8 — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) June 21, 2018