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Hurricane Harvey the latest threat to flood-prone Houston
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Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region. (article 9) Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation's fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help. (article 2) Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast some 175 miles from Houston, but the nation's fourth-largest city has never needed a direct strike from a catastrophic storm to flood. (article 7) The National Weather Service said Sunday that some parts of Houston may receive a Texas record of 50 inches (1,270 millimeters) of rain. (article 6) Several hundred people arrived at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, which officials are using as a shelter as floodwaters have inundated much of the city. (article 1) Authorities throughout Houston and the surrounding Harris County area are opening shelters as thousands continue to evacuate their homes due to severe flooding. (article 1) Even though hurricane Harvey has already landed and moving inward, this is still going to be a major rain event for the city of Houston and Harris county. (article 4)

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    1. Harvey causes 'catastrophic flooding' in Houston, thousands of rescue calls made (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 1496 words)
    2. Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston (, 08/27/2017, 1144 words)
    3. Houston mayor defends decision not to issue evacuation order (, 08/27/2017, 260 words)
    4. Houston residents urged to stay off roads during 'serious and unprecedented storm' Video (, 08/26/2017, 562 words)
    5. SPECIAL REPORT: Harvey: 'Unprecedented' flooding hits Houston area Video (, 08/27/2017, 1807 words)
    6. Hurricane Harvey the latest threat to flood-prone Houston (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 548 words)
    7. Harvey is the latest threat to flood-prone Houston (, 08/27/2017, 520 words)
    8. Stranded Texans turn to social media for help as flood waters rise (Reuters, 08/27/2017, 375 words)
    9. Saving lives is priority: Texas Governor on flooding in Houston (Reuters, 08/27/2017, 212 words)
    10. Texas Governor: Houston flooding may be 'worst city has ever suffered' Video (, 08/27/2017, 492 words)

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