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An elderly woman and her pets were rescued from her home on farm to market road 367, west of Wichita Falls, Texas, May 20, 2015. (Photo by Torin Halsey/Times Record News/AP)

Holiday washout: Flooding threatens millions

Millions of Americans were under the threat of flash floods this Memorial Day weekend as heavy rain was forecast for waterlogged parts of Texas, Arkansas and the southern Plains.Thunderstorms in the Midwest, Plains, Texas threatened to bring hail, wind and even isolated tornadoes on Saturday and Sunday, the Weather Channel said.Average rainfall...

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