Drenching storms swept through Texas on Saturday, spawning a tornado that killed one person in rural Texas and floods that killed four others, including three in San Antonio. CBS News Correspondent Jim Axelrod reports.
More than 15 inches of rain had fallen in some areas by early afternoon, the National Weather Service said. Meteorologist Larry Peabody said the chance for more flooding is "110 percent."
"Every creek and river and drainage system and road and highway and the city of San Antonio are either flooded or about to be flooded," Peabody said.
The three San Antonio drowning victims a man and two women were washed away in cars stranded on flooded roads on the city's north side. All three bodies were recovered. However, a woman believed to have been in one of the cars remained missing Saturday night.
In Pflugerville, northeast of Austin, the body of an 8-year-old girl was recovered Saturday night, the Travis County Sheriff's Department said. She had been washed from her car by water overflowing a creek.
While Saturday's rain in San Antonio tapered off by early evening, as CBS News Correspondent Jim Axelrod reports, that the danger was far from finished.
The forecast on Sunday called for more rain. A lot more. Maybe as much as another foot.
Salado Creek, a little stream flowing through northeast San Antonio, turned into a wild river of destruction Saturday, swallowing homes and businesses and trapping motorists in their cars.
"I've never seen it like this. I've lived here 28 years," said Margaret Crutchfield, who lives near the creek. "Never been like this ... never."
Lloyd Soyars and an employee at his real estate agency next to the creek began preparing for rising water, but not quickly enough. Soyars says his worker warned him early Saturday that they needed to start moving computers and other valuables.
"She said, `Hey, it's getting high.' I said, `No, it will be all right.' It started coming through the walls," Soyars said water rose five feet into the leased building that has housed Soyars Properties Co. for six years. "Oh, well. It's just stuff. You can replace stuff, but it's disheartening," he said.
Texas National Guard helicopters hovered over Salado creek Saturday afternoon, looking for people who might be stranded. One motorist was plucked from his van in a yellow rescue basket after the vehicle stalled on a water-covered bridge over the water.