Hundreds forced to stay overnight at Houston arena after storm slams the city

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Hundreds of basketball fans were forced to camp out overnight in Houston’s Toyota Center after Monday’s Rockets game as a severe storm slammed the city

The storm dumped up to 10 inches of rain on parts of the city over the course of 24 hours, making some city streets impassable and triggering flash flood warnings.

After the Rockets clinched a 128-115 point win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals, the team posted a message on the scoreboard advising fans to remain in their seats until the weather had passed. The arena provided food and water for those who needed to ride out the storm inside. Many were forced to stay into the early hours of Tuesday. Read more…

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