10 Images of the Devastation From the Texas Floods

Some of the most eye-popping images from the aftermath of the storm system that caused massive flooding in Oklahoma and central Texas

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In front of the Houston skyline, Memorial Drive is more river than road. During the storms, rainfall reached up to as much as 11 inches.

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In Midlothian, a town outside Dallas, workers attempt to relieve the pressure from the earthen dam at Padera Lake. After inspection, engineers say they are optimistic that the dam will hold up.

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The Whole Earth Provisions Company store on Lamar Street in Austin has temporarily closed due to the flooding. Inventory clutters the store's floor.

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Roberto Salas, left, and Lewis Sternhagen observe a car bobbing above the water between South Post Oak Road and South Loop West Freeway in Houston.

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An overturned garden shed is found on the bank of the Blanco River in Wimberly, Texas.

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In the aftermath of the flood, volunteers have gathered to help those affected. Amy Gilmour of San Antonio is pictured surveying the debris in Wimberly.

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Standing in what was once his living room, John Hansen works with friends to clean and repair his home, which was severely damaged in the floods.

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All that's left of the Carey family's home in Corpus Christi are the cement stilts.

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Cars line the side of Interstate 45. During the storms, Houston residents were trapped in buildings and even their cars.

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A man looks through the debris after the collapse of a house along the Blanco River in Wimberly.

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