After Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the south Texas coast earlier this weekend, it was soon downgraded to a tropical storm. But the slow-moving system brought unprecedented rainfall to the Houston area, with the main impact beginning Saturday night.

With rain expected to continue for a number of days, the storm has already caused catastrophic flooding across much of the area, at least five deaths have been reported, and thousands of people have been rescued or are waiting to be rescued. Several…

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Harvey’s extreme rainfall causes catastrophic flooding, prompts many schools to close for entire week