Houston will face many days of flooding after Hurricane Harvey

Emergency workers work hard to rescue people trapped in flooded homes.
0:58 | 08/27/17

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Before we leave you want to take another look at the devastating flooding in southeastern Texas. It's being called a 500 year event so let's go back out to rob for an update on all of that rob. You guys this event a little over twelve hours old and it's already being billed as a 500 year. Flood of that right now we have twelve. Counties of southeast Texas that under flash flood emergencies. And with the rainfall rates 67 inches an hour in some spots that rate what are just can't drain we forty senior Lee two feet of rainfall in spots and other foot probably today in. Likely another foot after that you see the radar just how dense. That rainfall is still the fear factor is high. In southeast Texas we say time and again it's not the wind it is the water that kills people and hurricane to tropical storm inland flooding the number one. Tropical weather related killer today they are scrambling to save lives if you. Stay with us for continuing coverage of this storm online. And on world news tonight we'll be covering this storm for the duration thanks for joining us on the sending money.

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