Streets Flood in Amarillo as Severe Thunderstorms Hit Texas

Severe thunderstorms caused flash flooding in Amarillo, Texas, on Thursday, May 18.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Amarillo and surrounding areas on Thursday night and urged residents to seek higher ground immediately.

Several motorists were stranded as floodwaters obstructed streets, local news reported.

This footage by local Christy Reyes shows cars driving through floodwaters in southwest Amarillo. Credit: Christy Reyes via Storyful

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