More than 25 people in two countries have been killed by the same storm system, claims CNN. That death toll is set to go up. The deaths have occurred in the Southern portion of the U.S. and in Mexico.
Alyssa Renee Ramirez had many friends in her hometown of Devine, Texas, southwest of San Antonio.
At Devine High School, she was student council president and co-editor of the yearbook. She starred on the tennis and volleyball teams, not to mention as a cheerleader.
CNN writes that she was the homecoming queen that school year. She and her friends had been out on prom night Saturday but never returned home. Her car got caught up in fast-moving floods, ending her short life and leaving her classmates crestfallen.
CNN looks at the storms that have hit Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico.