Harvey May Become the Rainiest Storm in U.S. History—and Here’s Why

WEATHER

Several factors have combined to make the storm wetter than most, with potentially deadly consequences for the Texas coast. (Nat Geo News)

Use MapMaker Interactive’s precipitation layer to put Harvey’s rainfall in perspective.

Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit.

The Houston area is expected to get a whopping 50 inches of rain this week. Here, Texas National Guard soldiers help citizens evacuate heavily flooded areas.
Photograph by 1st Lt. Zachary West, Texas Military Department. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

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Nat Geo: Harvey May Become the Rainiest Storm in U.S. History—Here’s Why

USA Today: Why Harvey’s future is so uncertain, hard to predict

Nat Geo: MapMaker Interactive—Precipitation and Rainfall

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