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Los Angeles Times
Is Disney paying its share in Anaheim? The money battle outside the Happiest Place on Earthwork at Disneyland Resort, accounting for nearly 19% of Anaheim’s jobs, based o
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 hours ago
work at Disneyland Resort, accounting for nearly 19% of Anaheim’s jobs, based on a recent city report. The Anaheim Resort District, which includes two Disney theme parks, the convention center and dozens of hotels, is expected to account for... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
New Rainfall Data Shows 55 Inches Fell from Harveycorrect and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-break
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
correct and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-breaking total of 51.88 was logged at Cedar Bayou and U.S. Highway 90 near Crosby on a gauge monitored by the Harris County Flood Control District. But scientists now... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harvey recovery continues in parts of flooded Liberty Countycorrect and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-break
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
correct and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-breaking total of 51.88 was logged at Cedar Bayou and U.S. Highway 90 near Crosby on a gauge monitored by the Harris County Flood Control District. But scientists now... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Harvey recovery continues in parts of flooded Liberty Countycorrect and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-break
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
correct and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-breaking total of 51.88 was logged at Cedar Bayou and U.S. Highway 90 near Crosby on a gauge monitored by the Harris County Flood Control District. But scientists now... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Recent rains hinder recovery near Highway 6few slow moving heavy thunderstorms may lead to street flooding today #houwx #h
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
few slow moving heavy thunderstorms may lead to street flooding today #houwx #hounews," Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Lindner tweeted earlier. According to the NWS website, the counties Austin, Brazoria, Brazos,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Large-scale buyouts easier said than doneplan is much easier said than done. Consider the case of Adis Bolua, who has l
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
plan is much easier said than done. Consider the case of Adis Bolua, who has lived right across the street from Brays Bayou in Meyerland. Her home has flooded three times in the past three years. But even with such repeated devastation, she... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
City of Liberty claims new unofficial Harvey rainfall record: 55 inchescorrect and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-break
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
correct and understand how much rain actually fell." The apparent record-breaking total of 51.88 was logged at Cedar Bayou and U.S. Highway 90 near Crosby on a gauge monitored by the Harris County Flood Control District. But scientists now... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
City of Liberty claims new unofficial Harvey rainfall record: 55 inchescorrect and understand how much rain actually fell.” The apparent record-break
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
correct and understand how much rain actually fell.” The apparent record-breaking total of 51.88 was logged at Cedar Bayou and Texas Highway 90 near Crosby on a gauge monitored by the Harris County Flood Control District. But scientists now... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Recent rains hinder recovery near Highway 6few slow moving heavy thunderstorms may lead to street flooding today #houwx #h
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
few slow moving heavy thunderstorms may lead to street flooding today #houwx #hounews," Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Lindner tweeted earlier. According to the NWS website, the counties Austin, Brazoria, Brazos,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Cleanup crews have removed '8 football fields' worth of debris after Harveyaid in the ongoing recovery efforts across the Gulf Coast," he said. Despite t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
aid in the ongoing recovery efforts across the Gulf Coast," he said. Despite the progress it's clear from driving around Bayou City that a lot of work still remains. A week after Harvey, The New York Times calculated that Houston had nearly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pomona sees home sales increase as elementary school debuts and Harvey passesPomona Elementary, a new campus of Alvin Independent School District, is contri
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Pomona Elementary, a new campus of Alvin Independent School District, is contributing to a 40 percent rise in sales in Manvel's Pomona community so far this year. Other factors include completion of the amenities center, and the addition of houses... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Raw sewage spilled in Houston area after wastewater plants damaged by HarveyPark Wastewater Treatment Plant north of the Addicks dam. Two in Harris County
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Park Wastewater Treatment Plant north of the Addicks dam. Two in Harris County are considered destroyed - the Cedar Bayou Park Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baytown and the McDonough Marine Service plant in Channelview, according to TCEQ.... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Tornado recovery in New Orleans East could take up to another yearto identify resources to help our families recover and move back to their homes
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
to identify resources to help our families recover and move back to their homes,” New Orleans Councilman James Gray II of District E said last week. “As long as one family is still trying to rebuild, our job isn’t done. We want to make these... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Two elderly dead as Memorial-area residents ask why evacuations not orderedHaines and Cathy Harling Montgomery, both 71, could not escape. They drowned af
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Haines and Cathy Harling Montgomery, both 71, could not escape. They drowned after their Memorial-area homes near Buffalo Bayou began to fill up with water after the dam releases began. "I just want the public to know that the government really... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Two elderly dead as Memorial-area residents ask why evacuations not orderedHaines and Cathy Harling Montgomery, both 71, could not escape. They drowned af
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Haines and Cathy Harling Montgomery, both 71, could not escape. They drowned after their Memorial-area homes near Buffalo Bayou began to fill up with water after the dam releases began. "I just want the public to know that the government really... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
District asks for nod on staffing, facilitiesThe Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District is asking a federal judge to dec
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District is asking a federal judge to declare the 4,000-student system unitary -- or in compliance with its desegregation obligations -- regarding staffing and facilities. Scott Richardson, an attorney for the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bobcat Bonnie's closes its Wyandotte location; new club opens in its spotFacebook message said Bobcat's was trying to purchase the business its partners
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Facebook message said Bobcat's was trying to purchase the business its partners, which formerly ran Bourbon’s Brews and Bayou in the same location. “Despite our best offers and attempts, we couldn't find common ground. We want to make it clear... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
3 people arrested in child cruelty casewho pushed 6-year-old Noah on a swing set at their home, said he believes it’s
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
who pushed 6-year-old Noah on a swing set at their home, said he believes it’s only the beginning of Okaloosa County School District employees being held accountable for child abuse or failure to report child abuse. “I think they essentially... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Luxury condo market sees tight inventory levelsits first closing by the end of October, with 100 percent of its 29 units sold.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
its first closing by the end of October, with 100 percent of its 29 units sold. The Wilshire, located near The River Oaks District from Pelican Builders, should also be delivering units floor by floor in mid-October. This property with 96 units is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas legends ZZ Top play first major concert in Houston after Hurricane HarveyLand, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impact
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Land, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impacted the city. Every time the trio plays the Bayou City it's a homecoming. ZZ TOp is arguably the biggest rock act to come from the city. Sunday's concert was a little... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Residents of flood-weary Houston neighborhoods wonder if rebuilding is worth itit is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall e
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
it is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall events." The Harris County Flood Control District, which includes Houston, is moving forward. Officials announced last week that they are "actively pursuing the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Residents of flood-weary Houston neighborhoods wonder if rebuilding is worth itit is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall e
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
it is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall events." The Harris County Flood Control District, which includes Houston, is moving forward. Officials announced last week that they are "actively pursuing the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Residents of flood-weary Houston neighborhoods wonder if rebuilding is worth itit is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall e
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
it is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall events." The Harris County Flood Control District, which includes Houston, is moving forward. Officials announced last week that they are "actively pursuing the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Residents of flood-weary Houston neighborhoods wonder if rebuilding is worth itit is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall e
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
it is unlikely we can develop strategies to protect them from severe rainfall events." The Harris County Flood Control District, which includes Houston, is moving forward. Officials announced last week that they are "actively pursuing the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
With sewage plants fixed, westside residents can flush and shower again77041, 77043, 77055, 77077, 77079, 77080 and 77094 ZIP codes had been asked to
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
77041, 77043, 77055, 77077, 77079, 77080 and 77094 ZIP codes had been asked to limit their water use after Houston's West District and Turkey Creek wastewater treatment plants were inundated with 8 feet of Buffalo Bayou floodwaters by Hurricane... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Attoyac Bayou Watershed Partnership offering assistance to repair or replace septic systemsFrom Pineywoods Resource Conservation and Development NACOGDOCHES, TX (News Re
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
From Pineywoods Resource Conservation and Development NACOGDOCHES, TX (News Release) - The Attoyac Bayou Watershed Partnership is now offering a septic system repair and replacement program to residents in the Attoyac Bayou watershed to help improve... Read more
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11 News Houston
Experts: New way of thinking needed to reduce flooding riskHurricane Harvey. That turned into a domino effect when engineers released wat
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
Hurricane Harvey. That turned into a domino effect when engineers released water from the swollen reservoirs into Buffalo Bayou, flooding even more homes. “I think there are a lot of people now who recognize that, you know, what is the definition... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Destin City Council to revisit HarborWalk Village noise issuesThe workshop is set for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
The workshop is set for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. Among other issues, the council might consider banning loud music and other HarborWalk Village-generated noise at certain times. .embed-container { position:... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
How Hurricane Harvey impacted Buffalo Bayoumore than 51 inches of water in some spots across Houston, and some areas still
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
more than 51 inches of water in some spots across Houston, and some areas still haven’t fully recovered. Parts of Buffalo Bayou Park, for example, remain underwater and may not be accessible for several weeks. At the Shepherd Drive Bridge, water... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Criminal courts move out of criminal courthousethe 20-story criminal justice center for at least nine months. The loss is imme
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
the 20-story criminal justice center for at least nine months. The loss is immense because the building housed the entire district attorney's office, an agency of 330 lawyers and almost 400 staffers, the public defender's office and 40 courtrooms,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas legends ZZ Top play first major concert in Houston after Hurricane HarveyLand, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impact
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Land, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impacted the city. Every time the trio plays the Bayou City it's a homecoming. ZZ TOp is arguably the biggest rock act to come from the city. Sunday's concert was a little... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Texas legends ZZ Top play first major concert in Houston after Hurricane HarveyLand, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impact
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
Land, the first big rock show in the Houston area since Hurricane Harvey impacted the city. Every time the trio plays the Bayou City it's a homecoming. ZZ TOp is arguably the biggest rock act to come from the city. Sunday's concert was a little... Read more
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Reuters
Houston residents confront officials over decision to flood neighborhoods250 people that an Army Corps of Engineers official told him that certain gauge
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
250 people that an Army Corps of Engineers official told him that certain gauges measuring water levels at the Buffalo Bayou - the city’s main waterway - failed due to a decision to release water from two municipal reservoirs to avoid an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Downtown Allentown Beer Festival doubles in scope for second yearshould do: We should run out of beer, the beer reps should be happy coming to t
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
should do: We should run out of beer, the beer reps should be happy coming to the event,” said Faraz Afshar, head of the Bayou Boys Beer Program and manager of Cork and Cage bottle shop in Allentown. He worked with the Lehigh Valley Chamber of... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Parts of Texas Still in Rescue and Recovery Mode, 2 Weeks After Hurricane Harveythe US Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from the Addicks and B
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
the US Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from the Addicks and Barker dams to help the swollen Buffalo Bayou recede within its banks. If it rains again before the dams are empty, the Corps warns there’s still a threat of more... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
What lessons will Houston-area officials learn from Harvey? History gives us a cluecity that is crisscrossed by waterways … regardless of what planning and land u
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
city that is crisscrossed by waterways … regardless of what planning and land usage regulations were in place.” But the Bayou City has been here before. The worst rainstorm to befall an American city in modern history before Harvey was Tropical... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tollway took severe hit from Harvey, buckling pavementat what Tropical Storm Harvey left behind below the floodwaters, only after pum
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
at what Tropical Storm Harvey left behind below the floodwaters, only after pumping out waters that spilled from Buffalo Bayou. In the depressed section of the tollway near Boheme, south of Interstate 10, the concrete panels shifted along the... Read more
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11 News Houston
In west Houston, cars, homes still submerged in floodwatersare still flooded, many with several feet of water, as the Addicks and Barker r
11 News Houston / Posted 16 days ago
are still flooded, many with several feet of water, as the Addicks and Barker reservoirs continue to release into Buffalo Bayou. Leaders say it could be a week until the water goes down. On Thursday afternoon, on Memorial Drive near Kirkwood,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Theater District remains shut down and in recovery modeHouston's Theater District remains shut down, with properties owned by Houston
Houston Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Houston's Theater District remains shut down, with properties owned by Houston First -- Jones Hall, Wortham Theater Center and the Theater District Underground Parking Garages -- in various stages of recovery. The underground parking garages are... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Road, sinkhole repairs push tollway reopening to next weekat what Tropical Storm Harvey left behind below the floodwaters, only after pum
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
at what Tropical Storm Harvey left behind below the floodwaters, only after pumping out waters that spilled from Buffalo Bayou. In the depressed section of the tollway near Boheme, south of Interstate 10, the concrete panels shifted along the... Read more
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The Star
In Harvey's aftermath, a flood of emotions as rebuilding beginsin initial emergency aid for Harvey relief and rebuilding. A Senate vote is exp
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
in initial emergency aid for Harvey relief and rebuilding. A Senate vote is expected later this week. In Houston's theatre district, which sits along a drainage bayou, performances have been cancelled indefinitely as assessments of repairs... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida editorial roundupRecent editorials from Florida newspapers: Sept. 2 The Pensacola News Journal
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Sept. 2 The Pensacola News Journal on accountability for a polluted bayou: Santa Rosa County reporter Anne Delaney delivered an important story last week exposing unchecked pollution in a Garcon Point... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Now: Houston area continues its recovery from Hurricane Harveyfrom the main lanes of the highway between Interstate 10 and Westheimer. Crews
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
from the main lanes of the highway between Interstate 10 and Westheimer. Crews will use pumps to move water to Buffalo Bayou via the Beltway 8 northbound frontage lane, which will be monitored to avoid any flooding there. The Texas Department... Read more
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Reuters
In Harvey's aftermath, a flood of emotions as rebuilding beginsin initial emergency aid for Harvey relief and rebuilding. A Senate vote is exp
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
in initial emergency aid for Harvey relief and rebuilding. A Senate vote is expected later this week. In Houston’s theater district, which sits along a drainage bayou, performances have been canceled indefinitely as assessments of repairs continue.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How much damage did Harvey inflict on Houston's cultural institutions?billion in damage, flooding from Harvey affected many of Houston’s cultural ins
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
billion in damage, flooding from Harvey affected many of Houston’s cultural institutions, especially in the city’s Theater District. The flood water compromised museum archives, caused structural damage and knocked out electricity and the Internet.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Government faces suit over Addicks and Barker dam releasesHouston continues to fill with water as the Addicks and Barker reservoirs back
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
Houston continues to fill with water as the Addicks and Barker reservoirs back up and slowly release into the Buffalo Bayou. Houston mayor Sylvester Turner ordered an additional mandatory evacuation for areas effected by the flooding along the... Read more
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International Business Times
Engineers warned of Houston flood dangers 20 years ago – then Hurricane Harvey landed made in the face of rapid development. The report released in 1996 by engineer
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
made in the face of rapid development. The report released in 1996 by engineers with the Harris County Flood Control District said the Addicks and Barker reservoirs were adequate when built in the 1940s. But it noted that as entire... Read more
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Salon.com
Did overdevelopment make flooding in Houston worse?on Tuesday, as reported by the New York Times. Jeffrey Lindner, a meteorologist
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
on Tuesday, as reported by the New York Times. Jeffrey Lindner, a meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control District, told the Times that 25 to 30 percent of the county’s 1,800 square miles of land was flooded. Houston and Harris... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Engineers 20 years ago warned of flooding riskmade in the face of rapid development. The report released in 1996 by engineer
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
made in the face of rapid development. The report released in 1996 by engineers with the Harris County Flood Control District said the Addicks and Barker reservoirs were adequate when built in the 1940s. But it noted that as entire... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Now: Addicks, Barker reservoirs continue to dropreservoir's pool was down to 105.65 feet. At 103.4 feet, all house flooding sho
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
reservoir's pool was down to 105.65 feet. At 103.4 feet, all house flooding should end, said Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Lindner. Barker's level was at 97.99 feet. At 94.9 feet, flooding behind Barker should end,... Read more
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