Tag: #HoustonFloods

Farmer Rescues Flood Victims

WATCH: Texas Farmer Rescues More than 200 in ‘Harvey’ Floods

HOUSTON, Texas — A South Houston farmer is credited with saving more than 200 flood victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The farmer used his John Deere tractor to move flood victims to safety. “We don’t have a boat.

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Limited Water Supply Returns to Beaumont after 3 Days

Water services for the City of Beaumont, Texas, begin to return after three days of total system failure. Exxon Mobil and two other companies provided temporary water pumps to apply pressure to some residents of the city of 118,000 people.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Inside One of Houston’s Largest Evacuation Shelters

HOUSTON, Texas — The line to get into the evacuation shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was long and growing, housing 10,000 and over capacity. Breitbart Texas went to the shelter and listened as people told their devastating stories. We also visited near flooded areas to capture victims being brought to safety. The photos and videos tell their story.

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Family Reports Six Likely Drowned as Van Swept Away in Houston Flood

HOUSTON, Texas — The death toll from Hurricane Harvey and the resulting floods may have climbed to 14 as a family reports six of their members may have drowned. The clan claims two great-grandparents, in their 80s, along with four children were swept away by flood waters on Houston’s northeast side and are feared dead. Texas officials report eight other people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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More Flooding: TS Harvey Could Restrengthen after Return to Gulf Waters

Officials with the National Weather Service warn additional heavy rains and catastrophic flooding could hit the Houston area during the overnight hours of Monday morning. Hurricane officials also report that Tropical Storm Harvey is beginning to move back to the Gulf of Mexico where warm waters could foster re-strengthening.