ABC13 reporter Mayra Moreno was near West Bellfort and Southwest Freeway near Keegans Bayou, where flood waters were rising and several cars parked were already underwater.
A man who was trying to walk across the street plunged right into the water, not knowing how deep it had become.
A family having dinner at a restaurant nearby started wading through the water to higher ground after their waiter warned them of the impending floods, their baby wrapped tightly and held close to her father's chest.
With employees leaving businesses in the area that closed late unable to get to their cars, they were calling loved ones to meet them by the Southwest Freeway so they could get home safely.
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