Felix Yanez (center) helps Lucy Olvio (right) and Judy, who declined to give her last name, wade through floodwaters as they leave their flooded apartment complex Monday in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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U.S. Weather Wet And Wild In 2015, Though No Big Hurricanes

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Grounded And Confounded, Airlines Wait For Storms To Pass

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