Devastating storms that brought tornadoes and 11 inches of rainfall to the Great Plains, Midwest, and northern Mexico, continue to cause serious flooding in Texas and parts of Oklahoma. The governor of Texas has declared a state of emergency in 24 counties, as rescue and recovery teams work to find those still missing. As many as 18 people have reportedly been killed by the storms. Today the National Weather Service issued more flash-flood warnings in Houston, after hundreds of motorists were stranded on submerged highways on Monday. [33 photos total]

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Residents stand outside their homes and damaged cars after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna, state of Coahuila, Mexico, on May 25, 2015. At least 13 people died on Monday morning after a tornado hit Ciudad Acuna, on the border with Texas, Mayor Evaristo Lenin Perez said. (Ramiro Gomez / Reuters) #
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A fast moving line of thunderstorms is seen from a neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana, on, May 25, 2015. Local news stations were reporting that a confirmed tornado moving at 50 miles per hour had approached the area from Texas. (Gerald Herbert / AP) #
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Rising floodwaters at Shoal Creek, after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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A vehicle lies on the rooftop of a home after a powerful tornado swept past in Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico, on May 25, 2015. (AP) #
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Residents stand outside their damaged house after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna, state of Coahuila, on May 25, 2015. (Jaime Escamilla / Reuters) #
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Residents stand next to a damaged car after a tornado hit the town of Ciudad Acuna on May 25, 2015. (Ramiro Gomez / Reuters) #
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An ominous sky, after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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Trees stripped of their bark lie bent and broken amid debris along Ranch Road 12 near the Blanco River on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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Members of the National Guard and a search and rescue team work along the Blanco River on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Eric Gay / AP) #
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Floodwaters overrun the banks of the bayou in downtown Houston on May 26, 2015. (Pat Sullivan / AP) #
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Vehicles left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Aaron M. Sprecher / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A vehicle left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Aaron M. Sprecher / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Floodwater flows past the top of a sign along a bike path near Memorial Drive in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Aaron M. Sprecher / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Debris clings to the grill of a vehicle hit by floodwaters along the Blanco River on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Eric Gay / AP) #
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A totaled Porsche rests against the foundation of a home destroyed by the Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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A man walks along the Blanco River where sweeping floodwaters overturned vehicles and knocked down trees on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Eric Gay / AP) #
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Volunteers walk up from the Blanco River and past flood debris as they help clean up on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Elaine Thompson / AP) #
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A man walks past a cabin that was torn from its foundation in a flood on the Blanco River days earlier, on May 26, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. (Elaine Thompson / AP) #
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Ben Sioberman works to get water out of the flooded Whole Earth Provisions Company on Lamar Street after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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A rescue worker scans a flooded area in south Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Daniel Kramer / Reuters) #
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Lennie Blatt, front, and Mark Maaskant paddle down a flooded street in Houston on May 26, 2015. (David J. Phillip / AP) #
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Floodwaters overflow the banks of Brays Bayou and submerge cars at the Meyergrove Apartment complex in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Daniel Kramer / Reuters) #
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Flood-damaged vehicles and debris are strewn across lawns throughout the length of Bogie Drive in San Marcos, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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Vehicles are left stranded on Texas State Highway 288 in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Aaron M. Sprecher / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Forrest Huggleston and Alex Huff watch flooding at Shoal Creek after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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Amy Gilmour, a volunteer from San Antonio, Texas, walks past a pile of debris, which included parts of destroyed homes, that amassed when the Blanco River flooded during the Memorial Day weekend rains in Wimberley, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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Miscellaneous belongings recovered from the flood are laid out on a stone bench in Wimberley, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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Clothes and other flood relief supplies are gathered at Wimberley High School on May 26, 2015. (Drew Anthony Smith / Getty Images) #
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Joselyn Ramirez swims in a flooded school playground in Houston on May 26, 2015. (David J. Phillip / AP) #
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Floodwaters cover several cars on the South I-610 frontage road in Houston, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Daniel Kramer / Reuters) #
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Don Simons (left) and Clint Followel, volunteers from the First Baptist Church in San Marcos, Texas, help clean Toby McLroy's flood-damaged home in San Marcos on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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Sonia Porter (left) reacts to Devin Sadler, 9, picking up a waterlogged rifle during clean-up efforts at John and Ruth Hansen's flood damaged home in San Marcos, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #
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John Hansen checks his phone while he and friends work to remove damaged drywall and clean his flood-damaged home in San Marcos, Texas, on May 26, 2015. (Tamir Kalifa / Reuters) #

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