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For Houston Area Residents, Flooding From Imelda Is Flashback To Hurricane Harvey

Tropical Storm Imelda dumped about 30 inches of rain on the Greater Houston Area on Thursday, resulting in over 1,000 high water rescues and at least 2 deaths.

For many residents, the flooding felt like Hurricane Harvey all over again. Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) for the latest on how authorities are responding.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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