Texas Flooding Story Hits Close to Home for Austin Weather Anchor

There are a number of people missing and many feared dead in the massive Texas flooding. 

And, while news crews continue to cover the story, it hits really close for one Austin Weather Anchor. 

34-year-old Laura McComb, her six-year-old son Andrew and her daughter, 4-year-old Leighton are all reported missing in the flood waters. 

Laura McComb is the sister of KTBC Morning Weather Anchor Zack Shields' wife.

McComb's husband, Andrew was rescued more than ten miles down the river suffering some serious injuries.

As the storm was hitting, Laura McComb called her Shields' wife to say the house was floating away.