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PHOTOS: Texas, Louisiana Drowned by Flooding, Blasted by Severe Storms

The second round of flooding rain and severe thunderstorms in about a week have hit portions of Texas and Louisiana hard during Friday into Saturday.

From 8 to 16 inches of rain have fallen on some communities.

Widespread flash flooding has resulted in fatalities and missing persons. Violent storms, perhaps a few tornadoes, have caused significant property damage and cut the power to thousands of utility customers.

The flooding and severe storm risk will continue into Sunday in parts of the Deep South.

According to the Associated Press, at least two people have died and two are missing from flash flooding in the Austin and San Antonio areas.

Storm Total Rainfall as of 9:00 a.m. CDT, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Location
Amount (Inches)
Kyle, Texas
16.00
Cedar Bayou, Texas
8.76
Rio Villa, Texas
8.52
Austin, Texas
6.55
Houston, Texas
4.63
San Antonio, Texas
3.85
Dallas, Texas
3.69
Fullerton, La.
3.36
Alexandria, La.
2.36

The Associated Press reported that at least two people were hurt and more than two-dozen mobile homes were damaged after a possible tornado near Alvin, Texas, south of Houston, Texas, Saturday morning.

One house received major damage in Friendswood, Texas, early Saturday morning while downed trees and fences were also reported in the area.

Content contributed by AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.