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By SETH BORENSTEIN
AP Science Writer 

Federal report shows punch of last year's Hurricane Harvey

 

January 26, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — The official numbers for last year's Hurricane Harvey are in, and they go beyond the 68 dead and $125 billion in damage.

Two locations in southeast Texas got more than 5 feet of rain and 18 different parts of Texas logged more than 4 feet.

Harvey also spawned 57 tornadoes.

That's from a report released Thursday by the National Hurricane Center.

"It's a once in a lifetime event for so many people," said center hurricane specialist Eric Blake, lead author of the report. "I think the flooding in the Houston metropolitan area is really unparalleled."

The entire metro Houston...



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