Thousands Rescued In Houston After Catastrophic Flooding From Harvey, Rainfall Could Reach 50 Inches

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Harvey Rainfall could reach up to 50 inches

ABOVE VIDEO: Tropical Storm Harvey continued to hit southeastern Texas on Sunday with “catastrophic flooding” in Houston, forcing residents to flee to their roofs and higher ground as officials respond to thousands of 911 calls for rescues in the “unprecedented” event.

(FOX NEWS) – Tropical Storm Harvey continued to hit southeastern Texas on Sunday with “catastrophic flooding” in Houston, forcing residents to flee to their roofs and higher ground as officials respond to thousands of 911 calls for rescues in the “unprecedented” event.

The National Hurricane Center’s 7 p.m. CDT advisory shows the center of Harvey 120 miles southwest of Houston. Forecasters said “some slight re-strengthening is possible after the center moves off the coast on Monday night and Tuesday.

Rainfall from Harvey could reach up to 50 inches in some spots, making it the highest ever recorded in the state, the National Weather Service announced.

“This event is unprecedented and all impacts are unknown and beyond anything experienced. Follow orders from officials to ensure safety,” the National Weather Service wrote on Twitter.

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