Please donate to the American Red Cross even if it’s only $10-$15-$20. Every little bit helps. Over 3000 victims have been rescued from flooding so far, and thousands are in shelters. If just 1000 people donated $10, that would be $10,000!
Parts of east Houston are under 9 feet (2.74 m) of water! Parts of Houston and surrounding areas have gotten over 30 inches (76 cm) of rainfall already, and it’s not letting up. Dayton, Texas, which is north east of Houston, has gotten nearly 40 inches (1.01 m) of rain in just 3 days. I hear talk that the damage of this hurricane is going to rival that of Katrina in terms of cost. We’re talking $billions. Harvey has dumped 9 trillion gallons of water on southeast Texas.
The Brazos River is expected to crest at 59 feet (17.98 m). My cousin WM lives by the red star, which is about 2 miles from the Brazos River. The last time the Brazos flooded, it crested at 51 feet, and the water was up to, but not in her house. I talked about her getting her cows out. As problematic as that may be, equally problematic is where she can evacuate them to.
Here’s some drone footage of League City, where I have a blog friend. I hope she and her cat are OK. I haven’t heard from them yet. This is pretty much what East Houston looks like too.
League City is southeast of Houston, and southeast of Pearland.