More than 60 people rescued from flooded highway due to Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Storm Beta became the first Greek-letter storm to strike the U.S. after it made landfall in south Texas, forcing Houston’s fire department to rescue more than 60 people stuck on Highway 288.
1:17 | 09/22/20

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Now the flash flooding the warnings up as were on the air tonight up to fourteen inches of rain in fact putting parts of downtown Houston tonight. More on the way in high water rescues are under way as well here's our chief national correspondent back up and from Houston. Tonight the red needs of troubled store veto stolen. Roy Cooper self these things. With blinding rain came rising water. We were there on highway two we needed Houston would water came up fast. Oh it's hard stuff. We've managed to get out and various but dozens of motorists in the nation's fourth largest city this. But it gave Houston fire department rescuing more than sixty people motorists with those lifted pickups while in the pan. I expect to have a better. It took its time but they don't made landfall into history overnight the first storm named with the Greek letter ever to hit the continental US. Gave you can tell by the cars that are trapped here how. Fast these waters can rise and are still eight more inches of rain forecast for Houston route to Louisiana. Areas that got battered by hurricane Laura they're still more than 40000 people. Without power in Louisiana David just stunning image tonight better things to you.

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