Bastrop County Sheriff Deputy John Deason closes FM 153 at River Bend Road, Friday, May 27, 2016, near Smithville, Texas, after flooding covered the road.(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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At least three people were still missing Sunday after being swept away in Texas and Kansas, and slowly rising rivers in southeast Texas have led to numerous evacuations, including two prisons.Along the rain-swollen Brazos River near Houston, Texas prison officials are evacuating about 2,600 inmates from two prisons because of expected flooding.Near Austin in Travis County, Texas, officials planned to resume aerial searches on Sunday for two missing people whose vehicle was swept off a flooded roadway after the area got 9 inches of rain this week, said emergency services spokeswoman Lisa Block.Four people have died from flooding in rural Washington County, Texas, located between Austin and Houston, where more than 16.5 inches of rain fell in some places Thursday and Friday.
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