Flood waters covered many of Houston's major roadways on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. This parking garage near Buffalo Bayou has been filled with almost 7 feed of water. Photo: St. John Barned-Smith

Flood waters covered many of Houston's major roadways on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. This parking garage near Buffalo Bayou has been filled with almost 7 feed of water. Photo: St. John Barned-Smith

High water in Buffalo Bayou caused major flooding along Allen Parkway. A storm swept through the Houston area, causing widespread flooding on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo: Submitted By Katie Badgett

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

High water in Buffalo Bayou caused major flooding along Allen Parkway. A storm swept through the Houston area, causing widespread flooding on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo: Submitted By Katie Badgett

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

Galleria mall floods due to Houston storms

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

Galleria mall floods due to Houston storms

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

Flooded roads are shown on Houston Transtar camera near the Katy Freeway and Houston Ave. A downpour flooded much of the Houston area on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo: Houston Transtar

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

Flooded roads are shown on Houston Transtar camera near the Katy Freeway and Houston Ave. A downpour flooded much of the Houston area on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo: Houston Transtar

Houston flooding. May 26, 2015 Photo: Submitted By Susan Branam

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

Houston flooding. May 26, 2015 Photo: Submitted By Susan Branam

A tractor trailer is seen with the Houston Skyline in the background in the flood waters on 288 and McGregor in the Medical Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Houston. Photo: Thomas B. Shea, For The Chronicle / © 2015 Thomas B. Shea

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

A tractor trailer is seen with the Houston Skyline in the background in the flood waters on 288 and McGregor in the Medical Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Houston. Photo: Thomas B. Shea, For The Chronicle / © 2015 Thomas B. Shea

People and cars make their way through flood waters at the intersection on Fannin and Braeswood in the Medical Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Houston. Photo: Thomas B. Shea, For The Chronicle / © 2015 Thomas B. Shea

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

People and cars make their way through flood waters at the intersection on Fannin and Braeswood in the Medical Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Houston. Photo: Thomas B. Shea, For The Chronicle / © 2015 Thomas B. Shea

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

Flood waters on Memorial Drive as seen looking East toward downtown Houston from the Waugh Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Houston. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / © 2015 Houston Chronicle

Stranded motorists sit on top of their car waiting for assistance in high Houston flood waters May 26, 2015. | Photo: Melissa Phillip ,  Houston Chronicle

In moments Interstate 45 became a river

Stranded motorists sit on top of their car waiting for assistance in high Houston flood waters May 26, 2015. | Photo: Melissa Phillip , Houston Chronicle

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