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More rain expected in flooded Texas

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>> The flooding that's killed at least six people in Texas last week is not letting up. On Tuesday mandatory evacuations were ordered along the swollen Brazos River, ahead of what could be the worst flooding in more than 100 years. Forecasters predicted more rain as the Brazos rose to levels not seen in a century, after heavy rainfall late last week.
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>> I've been here 20 years and this is, I've never been under a flood yet. This is the worst I've seen it.>> In Fort Bend county just outside of Houston, dozens of people have been rescued from cars and homes in the past 24 hours. The storm system dumped up to 22 inches of rain in just a few hours.
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A swath of Texas including San Antonio, Austin, and Houston has been hardest hit although other areas in the state have also been affected by flooding including Dallas Fort Worth. According to the National Weather Service, more rain is expected this week which could lead to additional flooding. Moderate and heavy rain will hit western and central Texas drenching San Antonio, Austin, and Houston on Wednesday and Thursday.