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Domingo Molina, right, paddles with his granddaughters Crystal, left, and Alicia, center, down a flooded street in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rain overnight caused flooding and closure of sections of highways in the Houston area. (David J. Phillip/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Domingo Molina, right, paddles with his granddaughters Crystal, left, and Alicia, center, down a flooded street in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Heavy rain overnight caused flooding and closure of sections of highways in the Houston area. (David J. Phillip/AP)

President Barack Obama is visiting the National Hurricane Center, ahead of the beginning of the hurricane season on Monday. The center predicts there will be fewer than normal hurricanes in the Atlantic this year.

Meanwhile, in Texas and Oklahoma, officials are bracing for more rain and flooding. Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with Florida State geography professor James Elsner about the hurricane outlook and the extreme weather in Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • James Elsner, professor of geography and hurricane expert at Florida State University.

This segment aired on May 28, 2015.

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