2017 Hurricanes: Ongoing Conversation







General Disaster Info

  1. The rising waters were mostly in Houston, Texas communities; however, most of Texas has experienced Harvey's substantial rainfall.
  2. This was labeled as a new experience for weather scientists: rainfall, flooding, and waterland overflows.
  3. Espanol-language rescuers are needed at diverse shelters of affected areas.
  4. FEMA administration provided over 5 million meals, as of 8/30/2017.
  5. 230+ shelters were open in Texas.
  6. In case of power outages, we now know a full freezer will hold its temperature 48 hours (2 days), or 24 hours (1 full day) if half-full.



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