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Unread 08-28-2017, 11:41 AM   #16
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I think in terms of total area flooded and homes effected this will easily eclipse Katrina. Whether it will be similar in terms of loss of life or financial impact I can't say.

Keep in mind that Brazoria County where I live has yet to flood. We will be receiving all of the water from Houston over the next few days.

I'm fine so far. We just got back from getting sand bags and are standing by to evacuate.

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Unread 08-29-2017, 07:33 PM   #17
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I think in terms of total area flooded and homes effected this will easily eclipse Katrina. Whether it will be similar in terms of loss of life or financial impact I can't say.

Keep in mind that Brazoria County where I live has yet to flood. We will be receiving all of the water from Houston over the next few days.

I'm fine so far. We just got back from getting sand bags and are standing by to evacuate.
Still good? Is your area getting evacuated?
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Still good? Is your area getting evacuated?
They keep saying the Houston waters are coming and we shouldn't get too comfortable, but I'm pretty optimistic at this point. We had water in the yard, but it's receded for now. They say we won't be out of the woods until Thu. or Fri.

Man Houston got hammered and now Beaumont and Lake Charles are getting it.
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They keep saying the Houston waters are coming and we shouldn't get too comfortable, but I'm pretty optimistic at this point. We had water in the yard, but it's receded for now. They say we won't be out of the woods until Thu. or Fri.

Man Houston got hammered and now Beaumont and Lake Charles are getting it.
Yeah, Houston looks awful from all the photos I've seen. I'm interested to see how badly Harvey hits LA. Looks like most of the rain is done in Houston, God-willing.
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A link to a video I put on facebook. The water has risen 3-5 feet since then and will continue to rise for the next 12-24 hours. So there will definitely be water incursion. It won't get low enough for us to wade in until 2-3 days after the water reaches it's highest point and then another 2-3 days before we can drive in. So we can't even start assessment and clean up for a week.
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My son was able to get to my house by boat today. The water is knee high inside and doesn't appear to be falling.

And now this:

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That's where my guitars and amps were...... I'm glad I moved them, along with other valuables upstairs. That's about 2 feet of water.

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Oh my goodness - what a mess! Glad you are safe.
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Dang, man, I'm so sorry! What a mess . Are the floodwaters receding at all yet?
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Dang, man, I'm so sorry! What a mess . Are the floodwaters receding at all yet?
Not too much. Last I heard the expected this to be over around the 13th. Last year after the flood my house was one of the last accessible. So hopefully the water will be out of the house in the next few days, but I'm expecting at least a week before we can get the truck down the driveway.
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