In Wharton County, widespread catastrophic flooding occurred from both the Colorado and San Bernard Rivers, causing Highway 59 to close between Hungerford and El Campo. The flooding inundated areas of Wharton, with hundreds of homes and businesses under water in many communities including Hobben Oaks, Bear Bottom, Elm Grove, River Valley and Pecan Valley. Other areas such as Glenflora, Peach Acres and the Orchard were hard hit. Major-to- record flooding also occurred on the San Bernard River at both East Bernard and Boling, with the hardest hits areas being El Lobo and New Gulf. Major lowland flooding occurred with many homes (including some on the second-story) and businesses being inundated, and the cotton crop was decimated. An estimated 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed in the county. … [Read more...] about Final Hurricane Harvey Stats Quite Mind-Boggling: By The Numbers
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Some parts of Houston received more than 50 inches of rain, and parts of the inner loop received more than 40 inches, with south Houston getting 49.20 inches of rain. The death toll of Harvey has reached 15, which includes a Houston police officer who drowned. An emotional press conference took place at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo confirmed the death of Officer Sgt. Steve Perez, 34-year veteran. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Acevedo embraced as the somber occasion ended. … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey: Curfew Implemented As Storm Leaves Houston
Spoke with Pres. Trump & heads of Homeland Security & FEMA. They're helping Texas respond to #HurricaneHarvey. pic.twitter.com/dr0rig9DNK— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) August" class="redactor-linkify-object">https://twitter.com/GregAbbott... 24, 2017 Rt to spread awareness y'all be careful out there it might be worse then expected #HurricaneHarvey pic.twitter.com/XPVPWwyVDc— Leo (@lowkeyleoo) August" class="redactor-linkify-object">https://twitter.com/lowkeyleoo... 24, 2017 When people would rather starve during a hurricane than buy chicken & waffles flavored @LAYS #Harvey #HurricaneHarvey pic.twitter.com/0R2VnyqaLY— Tyme Powell (@tymetolove) August" class="redactor-linkify-object">https://twitter.com/tymetolove... 24, 2017 WE AINT SCERD NO HERCANES!! #HurricaneHarvey #texas pic.twitter.com/Kri2QOUmNq— C.Flex (@CottonRasco) August" class="redactor-linkify-object">https://twitter.com/CottonRasc... 24, 2017 I hope that #HurricaneHarvey … [Read more...] about Here’s What Texas And The Nation Are Tweeting About Hurricane Harvey
Even Brownsville down on the Mexico border received snow for only the third time since 1895, or 122 years. Corpus Christi, which is located in the Coastal Bend that got hammered by Hurricane Harvey's powerful Category 4 winds 103 days ago, received 5-7 inches of snow this morning — its first snow in 13 years. … [Read more...] about The Crazy Texas Snowfall Last Night Quite Mind-Boggling: Facts!