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Surprise Storm Pummels Houston with Street Floods, Hail; Twitter's Best Rain Photos

Even the Texans got into the act. "This hail storm is ridiculous!! be safe out there people," Earl Mitchell tweeted.
Even the Texans got into the act. "This hail storm is ridiculous!! be safe out there people," Earl Mitchell tweeted.
Photo by @EarlMitchell92

A strong storm pounded through Houston with little warning today, leaving travelers stranded in high water in plenty of places.

Twitter came alive with weather pictures, including these....

"Guys um.....HOUSTON IS FLOODING," she wrote/
"Guys um.....HOUSTON IS FLOODING," she wrote/
Photo by @Ayyy_Almuaala
From Reliant Stadium press box: "Rain and hail flooding Houston right now."
From Reliant Stadium press box: "Rain and hail flooding Houston right now."
Photot by @PCreighton1
From the Chron's Eric Berger: "Photo of hail from Willowbend, in west Houston, this evening. Wow!"
From the Chron's Eric Berger: "Photo of hail from Willowbend, in west Houston, this evening. Wow!"

 

Near 288 and 610
Near 288 and 610
Braeswood and Fannin
Braeswood and Fannin
Photo by @ChrisSanch
Again, 610 and 288
Again, 610 and 288
Photo by @scottao11
More hail, at 288 and Almeda
More hail, at 288 and Almeda
Photo by @chrisk1250
"More hail at the hospita.l"
"More hail at the hospita.l"
Photo by @RadarDude
Hail by Reliant Stadium
Hail by Reliant Stadium
Photo by @Kimmiedeeday

The worst seems over, and the water eventually will drain, but be careful out there. And send your pics to our Houston Press Flickr group.

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