When did Hurricane Harvey start and end?

How long did Hurricane Harvey last in Houston?

Wave after wave of torrential rain broke records, producing more than 50 inches of rain in the Houston area, resulting in devastating floods. After nearly five days, Harvey moved east of the region, ending the rains. Flooding would take weeks to subside. More than 60 people died in the storm.

Was Harvey a hurricane or a tropical storm?

Harvey was the first major hurricane to hit the middle Texas coast in more than 40 years. Previously, Category 3 Hurricane Celia was the strongest, making landfall on Aug. 3, 1970. Hurricane Harvey exploded from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in just 40 hours.

What hurricane was before Harvey?

Economic loss estimates

Rank Hurricane Season
1 Katrina 2005
Harvey 2017
3 Maria 2017
4 Sandy 2012

How many days did it rain during Hurricane Harvey?

Over the five days Harvey stalled over the area, the storm generated rainfall totals between 35 and 60 inches. The U.S. rainfall maxima records are now held in Jefferson County, TX, where 60.58 inches was reported in Nederland, TX and 60.54 inches near Groves, TX, for the storm.

When did Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi?

Harvey made its first landfall at 10 p.m. Aug. 25 on San Jose Island, located between Port Aransas and Rockport, north of Corpus Christi.

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