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Sunday, August 27, 2017
Catastrophic Flooding in Houston Metro
Via Twitter moments ago:
Harvey has brought catastrophic rains with two-day rainfalls exceeding 20 inches in much of the city and surrounding areas.
At one point last night:
And, even more heavy rain is forecast! Here is the five-day rainfall amount forecast:
Yes, that is an additional 20 inches for the southwest part of the Houston-Galveston area with a 25" maximum near Victoria. Already rivers are exceeding record crests. The flooding will be unprecedented.
I congratulate Houston Metro for proactive risk mitigation!!