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A parking lot of Wal-Mart is submerged after the San Marcos River flooded in San Marcos, Texas on May 24, 2015. (Photo by Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman/AP)

Texas hit with 'life-threatening' disaster

Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" conditions in Houston.More than 30 million Americans were told to brace for dangerous thunderstorms — including flooding, hail and possible...

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