Map of houston flooding during harvey. 2 of 16 residents of the cinco ranch and kelliwood areas of ft. Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm caused by tropical storm harvey along tidwell road in east houston on aug. Bend and harris counties evacuate from the west side of the barker reservoir along westheimer parkway in katy texas on aug. This interactive map shows harveys path and which areas experienced the most rainfall and subsequent flooding from the tropical storm.
Houston 3 1 1 the citys help information line connects houstonians with city services. People walk through floodwater near interstate 10 in houston on sunday. In the years leading up to hurricane harvey a wrinkle in the federal flood mapping system helped a company build homes in an at risk houston suburb. Wait times may be higher due to increased demand.
Houston is drained by several meandering rivers or bayous that move water from west to east. Dramatic rescues are happening throughout the houston area. It was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the united states since wilma in 2005. Rising water from hurricane harvey pushed thousands of people to rooftops and other higher ground.
At least 33 people are known.