'I Finally Have the Waterfall I Wanted in My Backyard': Thunderstorms Hit Central Texas

Scattered thunderstorms moved across central and north Texas on April 23, with flooding reported in Bastrop.

Footage captured by Becca Pentland, who said she took it in Bastrop, Texas, shows a flooded yard and water cascading from her roof. “I finally have the waterfall I wanted in my backyard,” she says. “Not quite how I really wanted it, though.”

The National Weather Service had reported “messy” thunderstorms in north and central Texas on the afternoon of April 23, as well as a flood advisory for Bastrop. Credit: Becca Pentland via Storyful