High tide: flash flooding ravages Texas

Cars remain stranded along a flooded section of Interstate 45 after heavy rains overnight in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Several major highways are closed in the Houston area due to high water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Domingo Molina, right, paddles with his granddaughters Crystal, left, and Alicia, center, down a flooded street in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rain overnight caused flooding and closure of sections of highways in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Cars remain stranded along a flooded section of Interstate 45 after heavy rains overnight in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Several major highways are closed in the Houston area due to high water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Joselyn Ramirez swims in a flooded school playground in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Severe weather in the Houston area overnight caused flooding. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Lennie Blatt, front, and Mark Maaskant paddle down a flooded street in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rain overnight caused flooding and closure of sections of highways in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A man walks past a cabin that was torn from its foundation in a flood on the Blanco River days earlier, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Recovery teams were searching for as many as 12 members of two families who are missing after the rain-swollen river in central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes and killed at least eight people in Oklahoma and Texas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Domingo Molina, right, paddles with his granddaughters Crystal, left, and Alicia, center, down a flooded street in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rain overnight caused flooding and closure of sections of highways in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Kevin Calaway pries apart debris from a cabin shattered from a flood days earlier at a resort along the Blanco River, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Recovery teams were searching for as many as 12 members of two families who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes and killed at least eight people in Oklahoma and Texas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Cars sit in floodwaters along Interstate 45 after heavy overnight rain flooded parts of the highway in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Several major highways in the Houston area are closed due to high water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Volunteers walk up from the Blanco River and past flood debris as they help clean-up Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Recovery teams were searching as many as 12 members of two families who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes and killed at least eight people in Oklahoma and Texas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Gabby Aviles carries her daughter Audrey through floodwaters outside their apartment in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rains overnight caused flooding in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Stranded motorists wait for floodwaters to recede on Interstate 45 after heavy rains overnight in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Several major highways are closed in the Houston area due to high water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Robert Briscoe removes a suitcase from his flooded car along Interstate 45 in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Overnight heavy rains caused flooding, closing some portions of major highways in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Still-standing trees are stripped of their bark where flood waters from the Blanco River fore through days earlier, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Recovery teams were searching for up to 12 members of two families who are missing after the rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms that dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, caused major flooding and spawned tornadoes and killed at least eight people in Oklahoma and Texas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Amanda Calaway pulls unbroken cups and bowls from the debris where a cabin was stripped from its foundation behind her in flood waters from the Blanco River days earlier, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Calaway and her husband, Kevin, moved guests to high ground before flooding, which hit heights well above any the resort had ever seen, came through. Recovery teams were searching for as many as 12 members of two families who are missing after the rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Shannon Morris checks on her flooded car along Interstate 45 in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Overnight heavy rains caused flooding closing some portions of major highways in the Houston area. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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WASHINGTON — Texas continues to be hit with flooding. Anywhere from 800 to 1,400 homes in Houston have been damaged by the storms and flooding of recent days, and 19 people have died due to storms in Oklahoma and Texas.

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