In some areas since then, the storm has dumped more than 2 feet - up to 30 inches - of rain. In a previous report, NWS said that Houston could exceed 50 inches.
Amelia's extreme rainfall wasn't as widespread as Harvey's, but it did cause flooding that killed 30 people in the interior of Texas. Because of the incredible amount of rainfall in Houston-16.7 inches on Sunday alone-the NWS chose to add colors to the map that would represent rainfall greater than 20 inches.
John Nielsen-Gammon, a professor at Texas A&M University and the current Texas state climatologist, later confirmed the record 51.88 inches number. It is maintained by Jeffrey Lindner, the director of the Hydrologic Operations Division of Harris County Flood Control District.
The record for total rainfall from a tropical system has been BROKEN!
"Since June 1st, Houston has received 46.16 inches of rain which is about 33 inches above normal". "Furthermore, the spatial coverage of the heavy rain from Harvey is far greater than anything that has happened in Hawaii, so I think it's fair to say that this is now the most extreme multi-day rain event in USA history".
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Once we had our conversation, we got a clear understanding of us moving forward and how we're going to handle things". And then there were the two times he was benched for being late to team meetings under former coach Doug Marrone.
This is the first time the NWS has added new gradations to a graphic in this way.
Dozens of news reports have noted the fact that Hurricane Harvey has dropped an unprecedented amount of precipitation on Texas since making landfall on Friday.
The heaviest tropical rainfall total in Virginia was 27 inches in Nelson County from the remnants of Hurricane Camille in August 1969. Rainfall is expected across the Southeast region through Saturday.
"That island holds a lot of the records", Schumacher said.
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