Multiple days of torrential downpours have caused flash flooding and water rescues in southeastern Texas this week. The worst of the downpours are forecast to diminish on Thursday.
Five people have been struck and killed by lightning so far this year in the United States, with all five of the deaths occurring in the South.
Storms can pack a punch during late June and the weather pattern over a large part of the central United States will be capable of producing locally severe weather and isolated flooding into this weekend.
Multiple days of torrential downpours are in store for southeastern Texas this week, heightening the risk of flooding and travel disruptions across the region.