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Harvey set for another bout of flooding rain

29 Августа 2017

"We won't say congratulations, we don't want to do that".

Paul is hopeful the worst of the weather is on its way out, but a Flash Flood Warning is still in effect across most of the Houston area.

It's not clear what caused the craft to roll.

Two more days of heavy rainfall are expected over parts of Texas and Louisiana as Tropical Storm Harvey churns offshore, preparing to make landfall again on Wednesday.

Officials have also urged residents in southeast Texas to boil water as a precaution, in case drinking water becomes scarce. Winds in excess of 100 miles per hour were recorded just northeast of Corpus Christi, including a 130+ miles per hour gust in the Port Aransas and Rockport areas.

The windbreaker-wearing White House delegation included first lady Melania Trump, Housing Secretary Ben Carson, Health Secretary Tom Price and Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon.

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Two more Texas prisons near the rising Brazos River are being evacuated. Charities and other federal, state and local agencies will add to that.

Harvey is expected to produce additional rainfall amounts of 7 to 13 inches through Friday over parts of the upper Texas coast into southwestern Louisiana. The National Weather Service expects another four to six inches to fall through Tuesday, from Houston to southwest Louisiana. He has said he may return to the region and visit Louisiana and Texas this weekend. Abbott said Trump and his cabinet officials have "remained in constant contact with me and my staff, and they all had one thing to say - Texas, what do you need? how can we help?"

But relief is in sight for the flood-ravaged Houston area: Forecasters said conditions there should begin to improve later today as Harvey moves to the north and east.

The biggest contender when it comes to protection is Texas A&M University's "Ike Dike": a proposed coastal barrier across Galveston Bay meant to protect the shore from storm surge.

UPDATE 8:00 a.m.: U.S. Coast Guard video shows rescue of Houston-area man from the rooftop in a flooded subdivision.

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Harvey set for another bout of flooding rain