This article needs to be updated. (September 2016)
The May 2016 United States storm complex was a storm system that triggered a
flood in the United States on May 31, 2016, affecting the states of
Texas. The inundation set
 On June 2, 2016, the rising of the
Brazos River required evacuations for portions of
Brazoria County, Texas.
 Ten deaths of Texans and thousands of home evacuations
 led Texas Governor
Greg Abbott to issue a statewide Disaster Proclamation on June 1, 2016 considering the damage in thirty-one counties including
 Meteorologists attributed this storm's devastation to the power of the
El Niño climate cycle.
 An El Niño system is identified following fluctuation in the climate, characterized by an eastern shift of warming ocean water from the western tropical Pacific Ocean and rainfall along the equator.