Tropical Storm Imelda produced a “flash flood emergency” in Winnie, Texas, that forced the evacuation of a local hospital on Thursday, September 19, local media reported, citing officials.
Several roadways were impassable due to flooding. These videos, taken near Winnie, show water-soaked roadways and cars stuck in floodwater. Jeffrey Rue, who filmed the videos, said he saw “many vehicles stuck” in the water.
Imelda was about 110 miles north of Houston, Texas, and about 70 miles northeast of College Station, Texas, as of a 4 am Thursday update from the NHC. The storm was moving at 5 mph with 30 mph winds.
Forecasters said Imelda was expected to weaken over the next day. Credit: Jeffrey Rue via Storyful