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The ground elevations in Barker Reservoir area.

The ground elevations in Barker Reservoir area.

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The ground elevations in Addicks Reservoir area.

The ground elevations in Addicks Reservoir area.

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Adam Brackman and Gabriel Lara are using a boat to rescue people in Houston, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Adam Brackman and Gabriel Lara are using a boat to rescue people in Houston, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

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Chad Smith, a Task Force One member from the Dallas Fire Dept., carries Christian Rodriguez, 1, from a rescue boat as people are transferred to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Chad Smith, a Task Force One member from the Dallas Fire Dept., carries Christian Rodriguez, 1, from a rescue boat as people are transferred to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Residents at the La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson were rescued after Timothy McIntosh tweeted the photo on Aug. 27, 2017.

Residents at the La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson were rescued after Timothy McIntosh tweeted the photo on Aug. 27, 2017.

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Rescuers load people onto a truck from a rescue boat along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

Rescuers load people onto a truck from a rescue boat along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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Leonel Marroquin, left, lifts his father, Heliodro Marroquin, with help from Maria Varrientos as his son, Fabian, 17, right, waits with bags as they took their boat to a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurrican Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

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Leonel Marroquin, left, lifts his father, Heliodro Marroquin, with help from Maria Varrientos as his son, Fabian, 17, right, waits with bags as they took their boat to a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday,

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People get out of rescue to transfer to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurricane Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

People get out of rescue to transfer to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurricane Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

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League City residents are rescued from their flooded neighborhoods by police and volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 27. 

League City residents are rescued from their flooded neighborhoods by police and volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 27. 

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Mikhail Bachynsky hugs “Lily” after they were rescued from their home Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood. Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518. less
Mikhail Bachynsky hugs “Lily” after they were rescued from their home Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood. Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and … more

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran, Chief Lillian Lozano and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran, Chief Lillian Lozano and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou,

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Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the

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Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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After being rescued by a boat, Dickenson evacuees from the flooded area are boarding on a bus to be transferred to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Dickenson.

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After being rescued by a boat, Dickenson evacuees from the flooded area are boarding on a bus to be transferred to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

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Ruby Young waits with her husband, Claude Young, after being rescued from their flooded home by boat and taken to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. The elderly man had many medical issues from a stroke in May. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurricane Harvey.

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Ruby Young waits with her husband, Claude Young, after being rescued from their flooded home by boat and taken to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. The elderly man had many medical issues

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Neighbors with boats used their personal boats to rescue Jane Rhodes near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats used their personal boats to rescue Jane Rhodes near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood Health Care Center residents near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood Health Care Center residents near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Patton Village Mayor Leah Tarrant hugs a Red Cross volunteer while Police Chief Shannon Sharp lowers the gate of the Red Cross truck on Saturday. Tarrant said that Sharp is responsible for getting emergency services to the Patton Village community in advance of Hurricane Harvey, which is projected to cause some flooding in the area on Sunday or Monday. less
Patton Village Mayor Leah Tarrant hugs a Red Cross volunteer while Police Chief Shannon Sharp lowers the gate of the Red Cross truck on Saturday. Tarrant said that Sharp is responsible for getting emergency … more

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The Lone Star Task Force is mobilized in Patton Village Saturday night to be available in the event of severe flooding. Predictions show Peach Creek, which bisects the town of Patton Village, breaching its banks once more rain falls associated with Hurricane Harvey. less
The Lone Star Task Force is mobilized in Patton Village Saturday night to be available in the event of severe flooding. Predictions show Peach Creek, which bisects the town of Patton Village, breaching its … more

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Residents are rescued from their homes surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

Residents are rescued from their homes surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

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Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

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Andrew White (L) helps a neighbor down a street after rescuing her from her home in his boat in the upscale River Oaks neighborhood after it was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Andrew White (L) helps a neighbor down a street after rescuing her from her home in his boat in the upscale River Oaks neighborhood after it was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017

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Wilford Martinez, bottom, grabs the median as he is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

Wilford Martinez, bottom, grabs the median as he is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

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Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

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Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

Porter fire fighters prepare a boat for water rescues in a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter.

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff’s Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. less
Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff’s Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, … more

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: Robert Grant and Rocky from the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team work through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 27, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Harvey made landfall shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, just north of Port Aransas as a Category 4 storm and is being reported as the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Wilma in 2005. Forecasts call for as much as 30 inches of rain to fall in the next few days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: Robert Grant and Rocky from the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team work through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: Robert Grant and Rocky from the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team work through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 27, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Harvey made landfall shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, just north of Port Aransas as a Category 4 storm and is being reported as the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Wilma in 2005. Forecasts call for as much as 30 inches of rain to fall in the next few days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: Robert Grant and Rocky from the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team work through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: A member of the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team works through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 27, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Harvey made landfall shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, just north of Port Aransas as a Category 4 storm and is being reported as the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Wilma in 2005. Forecasts call for as much as 30 inches of rain to fall in the next few days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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ROCKPORT, TX – AUGUST 27: A member of the Texas Task Force 2 search and rescue team works through a destroyed apartment complex trying to find anyone that still may be in the apartment complex after Hurricane

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by U.S. Coast Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11 out of 15 patients Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Santa Fe. The mother and daughter both were working at the personal care facility and scared that they would die in the flood. Despite they made it safe to the stage shelter, Susan Woodruff was still worried about her missing husband and son at home. ( Yi-Chin Lee / Houston Chronicle )

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by U.S. Coast Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11 out

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by U.S. Coast Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11 out of 15 patients Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Santa Fe. The mother and daughter both were working at the personal care facility and scared that they would die in the flood. Despite they made it safe to the stage shelter, Susan Woodruff was still worried about her missing husband and son at home. ( Yi-Chin Lee / Houston Chronicle )

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by U.S. Coast Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11 out

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U.S. Coast Guard helps rescuing, transporting and unloading 11 out of 15 patients from La Vita Bella Personal Care Home in flooded Dickinson at Santa Fe ISD building, which functions as a stage shelter, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Santa Fe. ( Yi-Chin Lee / Houston Chronicle )

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U.S. Coast Guard helps rescuing, transporting and unloading 11 out of 15 patients from La Vita Bella Personal Care Home in flooded Dickinson at Santa Fe ISD building, which functions as a stage shelter, Sunday,

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A U.S. Coast Guard member checks on patients from La Vita Bella Personal Care Home in flooded Dickinson while dropping them off at Santa Fe ISD building, which functions as a stage shelter, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Santa Fe. The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescuing, transporting and unloading 11 out of 15 patients from the personal care facility. ( Yi-Chin Lee / Houston Chronicle )

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A U.S. Coast Guard member checks on patients from La Vita Bella Personal Care Home in flooded Dickinson while dropping them off at Santa Fe ISD building, which functions as a stage shelter, Sunday, Aug. 27,

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas.

Photo: David J. Phillip, AP

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP) less
Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the … more

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Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries Connie Pham and her 13-month-old son Aiden after rescuing them from their home surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) less
Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries Connie Pham and her 13-month-old son Aiden after rescuing them from their home surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in … more

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A Red Cross shelter has been set up inside the Beaumont Civic Center. BPD says the shelter is only for residents who have been rescued.

Photo: Kim Brent

A Red Cross shelter has been set up inside the Beaumont Civic Center. BPD says the shelter is only for residents who have been rescued.

Photo: Kim Brent

Photo: Kim Brent

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A home in Port Neches

Photo: Vyki Derrick 

A home in Port Neches

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The City of Beaumont has an emergency staging area at the Civic Center.

Photo: Kim Brent

The City of Beaumont has an emergency staging area at the Civic Center.

Photo: Kim Brent

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The soccer fields on Dishman Road in Beaumont.

Photo: Ryan Pelham

The soccer fields on Dishman Road in Beaumont.

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The Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Beaumont Civic Center. BPD says the shelter is only for residents who have been rescued.

Photo: Kim Brent

The Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Beaumont Civic Center. BPD says the shelter is only for residents who have been rescued.

Photo: Kim Brent

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Atlanta Avenue in Nederland.

Photo: Breanne Bell 

Atlanta Avenue in Nederland.

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The feeder road near Classic in Beaumont.

Photo: D’Ann De Cordova Riggs

The feeder road near Classic in Beaumont.

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Grand and Third in Vidor.

Photo: Lorelei Jackson

Grand and Third in Vidor.

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MLK and Irving

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MLK and Irving

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Hildebrandt Acres.

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Hildebrandt Acres.

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Interstate 10 at FM 365

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Interstate 10 at FM 365

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Madison Court 

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Madison Court 

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Meeker.

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Meeker.

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 Lamar University.

Photo: Allison Thomas

 Lamar University.

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Port Neches residents fill sandbags Sunday morning.

Photo: Mike Tobias

Port Neches residents fill sandbags Sunday morning.

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Sarah Jane Road in Port Neches.

Photo: Mike Tobias

Sarah Jane Road in Port Neches.

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Port Neches Avenue at 8th Street is closed.

Photo: Mike Tobias

Port Neches Avenue at 8th Street is closed.

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H-E-B in Mid-County closed at 10 a.m. Sunday. The store intends to reopen Monday.

Photo: Kim Brent

H-E-B in Mid-County closed at 10 a.m. Sunday. The store intends to reopen Monday.

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Highway 105 east outside of Sour Lake.

Photo: Marie Barclay

Highway 105 east outside of Sour Lake.

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Lee Miller in Silsbee.

Photo: Lara Horne

Lee Miller in Silsbee.

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West End of Beaumont.

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West End of Beaumont.

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Area near Pine Tree Lodge.

Photo: Sandra Hawthorne Borne

Area near Pine Tree Lodge.

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A front yard at Ives and Renaud.

Photo: Sophie Gonzalez

A front yard at Ives and Renaud.

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Groves off of Terrell.

Photo: Shelly Jackson Christian 

Groves off of Terrell.

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Hillebrandt Bayou on Folsom near Hobby Lobby

Photo: Ashley Tolin

Hillebrandt Bayou on Folsom near Hobby Lobby

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A backyard in Lumberton

Photo: Allison Rollins

A backyard in Lumberton

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Klein Park near Major Drive.

Photo: Malorie Rich

Klein Park near Major Drive.

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Delaware in Beaumont.

Photo: Aimee Smith

Delaware in Beaumont.

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Beaumont yard.

Photo: Joanna Urbina

Beaumont yard.

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Corner of Circle Drive and Elizabeth Street in Bridge City.

Photo: Ken Chevalier

Corner of Circle Drive and Elizabeth Street in Bridge City.

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Broadmoor Drive and 23rd In Beaumont.

Photo: Brenda Cervantez

Broadmoor Drive and 23rd In Beaumont.

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Flooded Cardinal Drive.

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Flooded Cardinal Drive.

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Horn Road in Lumberton.

Photo: Ryan Pelham

Horn Road in Lumberton.

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Folks having a little fun on Cardinal Drive.

Photo: Kim Brent

Folks having a little fun on Cardinal Drive.

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The Beaumont prison complex.

Photo: Kim Brent

The Beaumont prison complex.

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Cow Bayou at CR 826 in south Jasper County.

Photo: Tim Kelly

Cow Bayou at CR 826 in south Jasper County.

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South Jasper County

Photo: Tim Kelly

South Jasper County

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Jason Hendry drives his daughter, Callie, out of Westwood Heights in Lumberton on an ATV.

Photo: Ryan Pelham

Jason Hendry drives his daughter, Callie, out of Westwood Heights in Lumberton on an ATV.

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Howard Road near 418 in Silsbee.

Photo: Tim Collins

Howard Road near 418 in Silsbee.

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Westwood Heights in Lumberton.

Photo: Ryan Pelham

Westwood Heights in Lumberton.

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Beaumont residents are starting to head outside as we get a break in the rain and water begins to drain.

Photo: Kim Brent

Beaumont residents are starting to head outside as we get a break in the rain and water begins to drain.

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North 11th Street.

Photo: Kim Brent

North 11th Street.

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11th Street and Interstate 10.

Photo: Kim Brent 

11th Street and Interstate 10.

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People ride ATVs along South Fawn Drive in Lumberton.

Photo: Ryan Pelham 

People ride ATVs along South Fawn Drive in Lumberton.

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Rose Hill Acres.

Photo: Rob McWilliams

Rose Hill Acres.

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Dr. Jeremy Shelton kayaking 19th St.

Photo: Katrina Shelton

Dr. Jeremy Shelton kayaking 19th St.

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A street in Port Arthur.

Photo: Larneka Lavalais

A street in Port Arthur.

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Nederland Avenue.

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Nederland Avenue.

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Ninth Avenue and Turtle Creek in Port Arthur.

Photo: Donald Moody 

Ninth Avenue and Turtle Creek in Port Arthur.

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Kent Road in Lumberton.

Photo: Diana Fisher

Kent Road in Lumberton.

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Cardinal Drive in Beaumont.

Photo: Jesus Ledezma

Cardinal Drive in Beaumont.

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Cemetery at 9th and 25th.

Photo: Gloria Sanchez

Cemetery at 9th and 25th.

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West Lucas and Brownstone Drive.

Photo: Mark Adkins

West Lucas and Brownstone Drive.

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South Fawn Drive in Lumberton.

Photo: Ryan Pelham

South Fawn Drive in Lumberton.

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Cars on Phelan and 23rd.

Photo: Guiseppe Barranco

Cars on Phelan and 23rd.

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Cars attempt to drive along Calder near Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. 

Photo: Kim Brent

Cars attempt to drive along Calder near Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. 

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An apartment complex parking lot at Dowlen and Lucas.

Photo: Danny Shapiro

An apartment complex parking lot at Dowlen and Lucas.

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Sparrow Way in Beaumont.

Photo: Audrey Fletcher

Sparrow Way in Beaumont.

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Tree down on 21st Street in Beaumont.

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Tree down on 21st Street in Beaumont.

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Flooding on Sparrow in Beaumont.

Photo: Audrey Fletcher

Flooding on Sparrow in Beaumont.

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Corner of Pine St. and Port Neches Avenue.

Photo: Vyki Derrick 

Corner of Pine St. and Port Neches Avenue.

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Corner of Pine St. and Port Neches Avenue.

Photo: Vyki Derrick 

Corner of Pine St. and Port Neches Avenue.

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Tree down near Calder and Harrison.

Photo: Shelly Vitanza

Tree down near Calder and Harrison.

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23rd Street off Calder

Photo: Kristen Tinsley

23rd Street off Calder

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Edson Drive in Beaumont

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Edson Drive in Beaumont

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A dog hangs out on the back of a truck bed at an apartment complex off Folsom.

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A dog hangs out on the back of a truck bed at an apartment complex off Folsom.

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The I-10 feeder road in Beaumont.

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The I-10 feeder road in Beaumont.

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Feeder roads off Interstate 10 in Beaumont are flooding. 

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Feeder roads off Interstate 10 in Beaumont are flooding. 

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The Kroger parking lot on Phelan.

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The Kroger parking lot on Phelan.

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An apartment complex parking lot off Folsom.

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An apartment complex parking lot off Folsom.

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The Kroger Parking lot on Phelan.

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The Kroger Parking lot on Phelan.

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End of Peyton towards West Gate.

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End of Peyton towards West Gate.

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North between Ninth and 10th in Beaumont

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North between Ninth and 10th in Beaumont

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Lumberton’s Early Learning Center.

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Lumberton’s Early Learning Center.

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Parking lot at Lucas and U.S. 69.

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Parking lot at Lucas and U.S. 69.

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Flooding in Lumberton.

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Flooding in Lumberton.

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Flooding in Lumberton.

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Flooding in Lumberton.

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Water rushes into a storm drain on Keith Road near Rose Hill Acres.

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Water rushes into a storm drain on Keith Road near Rose Hill Acres.

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A flooded parking lot in Lumberton.

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A flooded parking lot in Lumberton.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Street flooding on Sheridan Lane and Sheridan Place in Beaumont.

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Hardin County firefighter Kyle Parry fills sandbags at the Rose Hill station Sunday morning. Parry said he’s been unable to protect his house until now.

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Hardin County firefighter Kyle Parry fills sandbags at the Rose Hill station Sunday morning. Parry said he’s been unable to protect his house until now.

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Residents in Old Town on Sunday morning.

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Residents in Old Town on Sunday morning.

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A Jeep appears to be stalled on Westgate, east of Dowlen Road Sunday morning.

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A Jeep appears to be stalled on Westgate, east of Dowlen Road Sunday morning.

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Lucas underpass at U.S. 69 in Beaumont on Sunday morning.

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Lucas underpass at U.S. 69 in Beaumont on Sunday morning.

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Lucas at U.S. 69 in Beaumont on Sunday morning.

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Lucas at U.S. 69 in Beaumont on Sunday morning.

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Gladys at Dowlen in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Gladys at Dowlen in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Gladys at Dowlen in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Gladys at Dowlen in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Treadway in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Treadway in Beaumont as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Pockets of Major Drive in Beaumont’s West End have water over the roadway Sunday morning.

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Pockets of Major Drive in Beaumont’s West End have water over the roadway Sunday morning.

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Water is ankle deep in some parts of Beaumont’s West End Sunday morning.

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Water is ankle deep in some parts of Beaumont’s West End Sunday morning.

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Water is over the curb at a West End Beaumont apartment complex around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Water is over the curb at a West End Beaumont apartment complex around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

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The Bayou Cafe on Major Drive is open Sunday morning.

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The Bayou Cafe on Major Drive is open Sunday morning.

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Water is on the roadway at Lamar University Sunday morning.

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Water is on the roadway at Lamar University Sunday morning.

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Central Mall in Port Arthur.

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Central Mall in Port Arthur.

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Merriman at Hebert Woods in Port Neches.

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Merriman at Hebert Woods in Port Neches.

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Merriman at Royal in Port Neches.

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Merriman at Royal in Port Neches.

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Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls and Lucas Wu lift Ethan Wu into an airboat as they are evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas. less
Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls and Lucas Wu lift Ethan Wu into an airboat as they are evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in … more

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evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas.

evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas.

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People are evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas.

People are evacuated from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas.

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Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls, left, helps Mumtaz Kara and her husband, Tarmohamed Kara, far right, from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas. less
Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls, left, helps Mumtaz Kara and her husband, Tarmohamed Kara, far right, from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, … more

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Tarmohamed Kara is evacuated with his wife, Mumtaz, from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, on an airboat in the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas. less
Tarmohamed Kara is evacuated with his wife, Mumtaz, from rising waters, from Tropical Storm Harvey, on an airboat in the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, … more

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by Army National Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11 out of 15 patients Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Santa Fe. The mother and daughter both were working at the personal care facility and scared that they would die in the flood. Despite they made it safe to the stage shelter, Susan Woodruff was still worried about her missing husband and son at home. ( Yi-Chin Lee / Houston Chronicle )

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La Vita Bella Personal Care Home worker Susan Woodruff and her daughter, Shantell, 17, console each other after rescued by Army National Guard and dropped off at a stage shelter along with other workers and 11

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A group of men are excited that they are able to restart their flooded SUV and to turn around on Interstate 45 southbound Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson.

A group of men are excited that they are able to restart their flooded SUV and to turn around on Interstate 45 southbound Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson.

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Patti Beale is aided by Beth Renoud and Beales’s son her son Patrick to evacuate her apartment at 2900 Pearland Pkwy Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Pearland.

Patti Beale is aided by Beth Renoud and Beales’s son her son Patrick to evacuate her apartment at 2900 Pearland Pkwy Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Pearland.

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A rescue helicopter flies over Pearland Pkwy Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Pearland.

A rescue helicopter flies over Pearland Pkwy Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Pearland.

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Military helicopters make their way through the skies in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Military helicopters make their way through the skies in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

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Drivers get out of their cars and watch as I-45 north of Houston is impassable as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Drivers get out of their cars and watch as I-45 north of Houston is impassable as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

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People check out the flooding crossing Durham with water from the White Oak Bayou covering it after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

People check out the flooding crossing Durham with water from the White Oak Bayou covering it after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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A bicyclist chats with a motorist on the Durham Bridge with water from the White Oak Bayou covering it after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

A bicyclist chats with a motorist on the Durham Bridge with water from the White Oak Bayou covering it after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Two men taking an inflatable boat to help rescuing Dickinson flood victims as they past Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson.

Two men taking an inflatable boat to help rescuing Dickinson flood victims as they past Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson.

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Texas Game Warden officer Jennifer Provasnik gives warnings and suggestions to vehicles at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass as I-45 N has became a two-way highway since this section of I-45 S is under high water, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson. less
Texas Game Warden officer Jennifer Provasnik gives warnings and suggestions to vehicles at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass as I-45 N has became a two-way highway since this section of I-45 S … more

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Some Dickinson flood evacuees are able to take their dogs with them while being transferred to a shelter at La Marque on a pickup truck at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Dickinson. less
Some Dickinson flood evacuees are able to take their dogs with them while being transferred to a shelter at La Marque on a pickup truck at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road underpass Sunday, Aug. 27, … more

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Savina Rodriquez surveys the expanse of a flooded Runnymeade Street after being evacuated by boat to the Kroger on W. Belfort Street at S. Post Oak Blvd. during extreme flooding in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. less
Savina Rodriquez surveys the expanse of a flooded Runnymeade Street after being evacuated by boat to the Kroger on W. Belfort Street at S. Post Oak Blvd. during extreme flooding in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, … more

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Declan Conner, 15, pilots a boat picking up stranded residents in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. Declan and three of his school mates from Strake Jesuit used the Conner-family boat to rescue people trapped in Sunday’s unprecedented flooding in Meyerland. Arialicia Lohmann (bottom, right), Zachary Mountain (bottom, left) and Thomas Lohmann (in blue shirt) were all stuck in the second floor of their home. less
Declan Conner, 15, pilots a boat picking up stranded residents in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. Declan and three of his school mates from Strake Jesuit used the Conner-family boat to rescue … more

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People walk out of their flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

People walk out of their flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Manuel Galineo holds dog, Kai, has his daughter, Liz, holds dog, Nina, and son, Manuel, 12, wait at an evacuation point at Cavender’s Boot City on I45 south near Edgebrook to board a Metro bus to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
Manuel Galineo holds dog, Kai, has his daughter, Liz, holds dog, Nina, and son, Manuel, 12, wait at an evacuation point at Cavender’s Boot City on I45 south near Edgebrook to board a Metro bus to be taken to a … more

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A boy carries diapers as he walks to board a Metro bus on I 45 south near Edgebrook to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
A boy carries diapers as he walks to board a Metro bus on I 45 south near Edgebrook to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after … more

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LaQuita Hall, left, waits with her children Leilah, 8 months, and Marquise, 6, and mother, Frede Junior, holding dog, Debo, at an evacuation point at Cavender’s Boot City on I45 south near Edgebrook where they will board a Metro bus to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
LaQuita Hall, left, waits with her children Leilah, 8 months, and Marquise, 6, and mother, Frede Junior, holding dog, Debo, at an evacuation point at Cavender’s Boot City on I45 south near Edgebrook where they … more

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People are helped by a National Guard member as they wait on I45 south near Edgebrook to board Metro buses to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
People are helped by a National Guard member as they wait on I45 south near Edgebrook to board Metro buses to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is … more

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A man carries two children as they board a Metro bus on I 45 south near Edgebrook to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
A man carries two children as they board a Metro bus on I 45 south near Edgebrook to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after … more

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People cross median to 45 south near Edgebrook to board Metro buses to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

People cross median to 45 south near Edgebrook to board Metro buses to be taken to a shelter at the GRB Convention Center Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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A car is submerged during flooding in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

A car is submerged during flooding in Meyerland, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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People walk out of their flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

People walk out of their flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Friends and relatives of Mike and Dorothy Grudziecki move their belongings out as they prepare to evacuate from their home near the Brazos River on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond. The area near the Brazos is under mandatory evacuation. less
Friends and relatives of Mike and Dorothy Grudziecki move their belongings out as they prepare to evacuate from their home near the Brazos River on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond. The area near the Brazos … more

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Flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Flooded Meyerland streets, Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Residents walk on high waters during the Tropical Storm Harvey on Watonga Boulevard, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Residents walk on high waters during the Tropical Storm Harvey on Watonga Boulevard, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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A resident of Bayou Parc at Oak Forest takes a look at the water damage caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

A resident of Bayou Parc at Oak Forest takes a look at the water damage caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Child belongings damaged and floating in the porch of one of the apartments located at Bayou Parc at Oak Forest due to the heavy rain caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Child belongings damaged and floating in the porch of one of the apartments located at Bayou Parc at Oak Forest due to the heavy rain caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Felipe Grande remove his two shaking dogs from his apartment located at Bayou Parc at Oak Forest, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Felipe Grande remove his two shaking dogs from his apartment located at Bayou Parc at Oak Forest, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Bayou Parc at Oak Forest leasing office under water caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Bayou Parc at Oak Forest leasing office under water caused by the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Residents from Bayou Parc at Oak Forest carry their belongings while evacuating the apartment complex during the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Residents from Bayou Parc at Oak Forest carry their belongings while evacuating the apartment complex during the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Women carry out belongings from an apartment under water on Houston Avenue near Woodland Park after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Women carry out belongings from an apartment under water on Houston Avenue near Woodland Park after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Women carry out belongings from an apartment under water on Houston Avenue near Woodland Park after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Women carry out belongings from an apartment under water on Houston Avenue near Woodland Park after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Jan Allen with dogs, Daisy and Toby, and her son, Chris Allen, ride in a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

Jan Allen with dogs, Daisy and Toby, and her son, Chris Allen, ride in a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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Neri Sanchez cries as she hugs her grandson, Jonathan Sanchez, 1, after being reunited at a rescue boat pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
Neri Sanchez cries as she hugs her grandson, Jonathan Sanchez, 1, after being reunited at a rescue boat pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after … more

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A man and boy sit in the back of a National Guard truck after being transferred from a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey. less
A man and boy sit in the back of a National Guard truck after being transferred from a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after … more

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Clothing is piled up in a Red Cross Shelter at the Sacred Heart Church, for victims of Tropical Storm Harvey, on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond.

Clothing is piled up in a Red Cross Shelter at the Sacred Heart Church, for victims of Tropical Storm Harvey, on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond.

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Larry Jones, of Kendelton, lies on a cot in a Red Cross Shelter at the Sacred Heart Church, following his evacuation from Tropical Storm Harvey, on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond.

Larry Jones, of Kendelton, lies on a cot in a Red Cross Shelter at the Sacred Heart Church, following his evacuation from Tropical Storm Harvey, on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Richmond.

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Cars submerged under an overpass on S.75th Street in Houston on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Cars submerged under an overpass on S.75th Street in Houston on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Emergency personal gather at George R. Brown Conference Center in Downtown Houston, which is acting as a shelter for those effected by Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. less
Emergency personal gather at George R. Brown Conference Center in Downtown Houston, which is acting as a shelter for those effected by Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, … more

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A young resident looks at a Red Cross worker as her dad gives her information at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. less
A young resident looks at a Red Cross worker as her dad gives her information at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. … more

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Brayln Mathews Simms Jr., naps on a chair in the George R. Brown Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Brayln Mathews Simms Jr., naps on a chair in the George R. Brown Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

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Emmanuel Mbilzi, 13, holds onto his brother, Noah, 3, as the two stay warm at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. less
Emmanuel Mbilzi, 13, holds onto his brother, Noah, 3, as the two stay warm at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, … more

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Terranysha Ferguson holds her son, Christian Phillips as she sits with the rest of her family at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. less
Terranysha Ferguson holds her son, Christian Phillips as she sits with the rest of her family at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as Hurricane Harvey inches its way through the area on … more

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A child is lifted into a truck after being transferred from a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

A child is lifted into a truck after being transferred from a rescue boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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A man and child leave from a rescue boat to transfer to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

A man and child leave from a rescue boat to transfer to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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A rescuer carries a child from a boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

A rescuer carries a child from a boat to a pickup area along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Much of the area is flooded from rains after Hurricane Harvey.

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A man helps a woman navigate the flood waters near 610 and Airline, in the Heights, after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

A man helps a woman navigate the flood waters near 610 and Airline, in the Heights, after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood Health Care Center residents near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood Health Care Center residents near FM 2351 and FM 518. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

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Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Rescues and scenes from Meyerland Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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A family evacuates their Meyerland home near S. Braeswood Sunday, August 27, 2017.

A family evacuates their Meyerland home near S. Braeswood Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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Dickinson evacuees from the flooded area are picked up by a boat and are transferred to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Dickenson.

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Dickinson evacuees from the flooded area are picked up by a boat and are transferred to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in

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Dickinson evacuees from the flooded area are transferred by volunteers to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Dickenson.

Dickinson evacuees from the flooded area are transferred by volunteers to the Gulf Grayhound Park in La Marque at Interstate 45 northbound and Hughes Road overpass on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Dickenson.

Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle

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Chad Smith, a Task Force One member from the Dallas Fire Dept., carries Christian Rodriguez, 1, from a rescue boat as people are transferred to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Chad Smith, a Task Force One member from the Dallas Fire Dept., carries Christian Rodriguez, 1, from a rescue boat as people are transferred to a pickup point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Photo: Melissa Phillip, Houston Chronicle

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Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Houston.

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Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou, after heavy rains from the

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Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Families walk away from the flooded apartment complex Bayou Parc at Oak Forest by the White Oak Bayou, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Families walk away from the flooded apartment complex Bayou Parc at Oak Forest by the White Oak Bayou, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle

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Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle

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People wait in line at a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurrican Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

People wait in line at a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurrican Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

Photo: Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Leonel Marroquin, left, lifts his father, Heliodro Marroquin, with help from Maria Varrientos as his son, Fabian, 17, right, waits with bags as they took their boat to a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday, August 27, 2017. Flooding is wide spread after rain from Hurrican Harvey. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

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Leonel Marroquin, left, lifts his father, Heliodro Marroquin, with help from Maria Varrientos as his son, Fabian, 17, right, waits with bags as they took their boat to a rescue point along Edgebrook Sunday,

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Photo: Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Mikhail Bachynsky hugs “Lily” after they were rescued from their home Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood. Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

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Mikhail Bachynsky hugs “Lily” after they were rescued from their home Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood. Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and

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Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Friendswood.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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People seeking shelter from Hurricane Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

People seeking shelter from Hurricane Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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Floodwaters approach Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital as workers prepare to evacuate patients due to Hurricane Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Floodwaters approach Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital as workers prepare to evacuate patients due to Hurricane Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

Photo: Andrew Kragie, Houston Chronicle

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Bay Area Citizen reporter Jennifer Bolton and her husband, Luke, were forced to evacuate from their home on Sunday, Aug. 27 after water filled their Dickinson home on Saturday night. Both were rescued and are now safe with relatives. 

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Bay Area Citizen reporter Jennifer Bolton and her husband, Luke, were forced to evacuate from their home on Sunday, Aug. 27 after water filled their Dickinson home on Saturday night. Both were rescued and are

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Photo: Jennifer Bolton

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 El agua de ha acumulado en S. Braeswood Blvd. entre Hillcroft y Chimney Rock, el 26 de agosto de 2017 en Houston. (Houston Chronicle)

 El agua de ha acumulado en S. Braeswood Blvd. entre Hillcroft y Chimney Rock, el 26 de agosto de 2017 en Houston. (Houston Chronicle)

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Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Neighbors with boats are using their personal boats to rescue Friendswood residents near FM 2351 and FM 518.

Photo: Steve Gonzales

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A truck drives through flood water near flooded out cars on North Main Street in the Heights, after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

A truck drives through flood water near flooded out cars on North Main Street in the Heights, after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Abel Carreño of Yellowstone Landscaping clears downed branches for a neighborhood in Sienna Plantation as a result of Hurricane Harvey on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

Abel Carreño of Yellowstone Landscaping clears downed branches for a neighborhood in Sienna Plantation as a result of Hurricane Harvey on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle

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What remains of House of Boats boat yard after Hurricane Harvey made landfall Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Rockport, Texas.

What remains of House of Boats boat yard after Hurricane Harvey made landfall Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Rockport, Texas.

Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle

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A donkey left behind stands in high water along Highway 188 near Rockport, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey made landfall Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

A donkey left behind stands in high water along Highway 188 near Rockport, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey made landfall Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle

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A man clears debris to make room for his Jeep to exit an inundated area Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the small Gulf Coast city.

A man clears debris to make room for his Jeep to exit an inundated area Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the small Gulf Coast city.

Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle

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The remnants of an RV block the westbound lane of Highway 188 as Hurricane Harvey rolled through the Central Gulf Coast Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, near Rockport, Texas.

The remnants of an RV block the westbound lane of Highway 188 as Hurricane Harvey rolled through the Central Gulf Coast Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, near Rockport, Texas.

Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Houston Chronicle

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A wet land section on Jolly Roger Rd of Jamaica Beach is filled water, which the locals say is normal, after Hurricane Harvey Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Galveston.

A wet land section on Jolly Roger Rd of Jamaica Beach is filled water, which the locals say is normal, after Hurricane Harvey Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Galveston.

Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle

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Cody Munds, Lee Martin and John Pezzi (L-R) fill sandbags as people prepare for approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Cody Munds, Lee Martin and John Pezzi (L-R) fill sandbags as people prepare for approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Strong winds batter a house on Padre Island before the approaching Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 25, 2017. 

Strong winds batter a house on Padre Island before the approaching Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 25, 2017. 

Photo: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

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This high resolution model shows the rainfall this afternoon and tonight. Six to 10 inches of rain are possible in within the white circle. This image was released by the National Weather Service as part of the 4 pm update on Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. 

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This high resolution model shows the rainfall this afternoon and tonight. Six to 10 inches of rain are possible in within the white circle. This image was released by the National Weather Service as part of the

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Photo: National Weather Service

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US Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long talks about Houston’s two major flood control dams in northwest Houston, Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at their office in Houston. ( Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle ) less
US Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long talks about Houston’s two major flood control dams in northwest Houston, Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff

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Park Ranger David Mackintosh stands on the structure at Barker reservoir that controls the rate of water being released downstream and surveys the level earlier this year.

Park Ranger David Mackintosh stands on the structure at Barker reservoir that controls the rate of water being released downstream and surveys the level earlier this year.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff

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US Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long talks about Houston’s two major flood control dams in northwest Houston, Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at their office in Houston. ( Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle ) less
US Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long talks about Houston’s two major flood control dams in northwest Houston, Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff

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Park Ranger David Mackintosh enters the water control structure on Barker reservoir. Development upstream is causing the 70-year-old reservoir to fill up faster and hold water longer. Below, water flows down the spillway of the Barker dam into Buffalo Bayou. less
Park Ranger David Mackintosh enters the water control structure on Barker reservoir. Development upstream is causing the 70-year-old reservoir to fill up faster and hold water longer. Below, water flows down … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Staff

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Texas Game Warden Dustin Dockery walks out to a dam where he responded to a call of a kayaker in distress two weeks earlier Friday, August 26, 2016 near Anahuac. Dockery did chest compressions on the man until the ambulance arrived, but he later passed away in the hospital. less
Texas Game Warden Dustin Dockery walks out to a dam where he responded to a call of a kayaker in distress two weeks earlier Friday, August 26, 2016 near Anahuac. Dockery did chest compressions on the man until … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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Texas Game Warden Dustin Dockery walks out to a dam where he responded to a call of a kayaker in distress two weeks earlier Friday, August 26, 2016 near Anahuac. Dockery did chest compressions on the man until the ambulance arrived, but he later passed away in the hospital. less
Texas Game Warden Dustin Dockery walks out to a dam where he responded to a call of a kayaker in distress two weeks earlier Friday, August 26, 2016 near Anahuac. Dockery did chest compressions on the man until … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh, left, and Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long walk up the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh, left, and Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long walk up the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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A cyclist rides over the emergency spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

A cyclist rides over the emergency spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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Noble Road disappears under water from Barker Reservoir Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Noble Road disappears under water from Barker Reservoir Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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A vortex forms next to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir as water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

A vortex forms next to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir as water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh picks his way through flood debris covering the Barker-Clodine Trail Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston after Barker Reservoir rose to record levels.

US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh picks his way through flood debris covering the Barker-Clodine Trail Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston after Barker Reservoir rose to record levels.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh picks his way through flood debris covering the Barker-Clodine Trail Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston after Barker Reservoir rose to record levels.

US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh picks his way through flood debris covering the Barker-Clodine Trail Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston after Barker Reservoir rose to record levels.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh opens up a gate to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir, which controls the rate that water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston. less
US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh opens up a gate to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir, which controls the rate that water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou, … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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A cyclist rides over the emergency spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

A cyclist rides over the emergency spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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A piece of construction equipment sits next to high water in Addicks Reservoir as improvements to the dam are put on hold due to the large amount of water Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

A piece of construction equipment sits next to high water in Addicks Reservoir as improvements to the dam are put on hold due to the large amount of water Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston.

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh opens up a gate to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir, which controls the rate that water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston. less
US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh opens up a gate to the water control structure on Barker Reservoir, which controls the rate that water is released from the dam into Buffalo Bayou, … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh, left, and Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long stand near the spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam as water runs into Buffalo Bayou, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Houston. less
US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger David Mackintosh, left, and Natural Resource Management Specialist Richard Long stand near the spillway of the Barker Reservoir dam as water runs into Buffalo Bayou, … more

Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle

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