A couple of weeks ago I shared a project by Andrew David Thaler called Drown Your Town that used Google Earth to show what cities around the world would look like under water.

Well, we got a real life dose of that here in Austin, Texas last night. A massive storm system traveled along the I-35 corridor and dumped up to 11 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. Unfortunately, Austin does not have a flood control system like Tokyo (see "This massive underground complex protects Tokyo from floods").

Here are some pics from around town:

Thanks to Reagan Hackleman and the Austin Police Department for the photos.