Thanks to the outstanding work, expertise, and a remarkable history of outreach, support and knowledge sharing, via NewsLib, the Houston Chron posted a crowdsourced map of flooded streets and neighborhoods – updated regularly. The digital version of the Houston Chronicle shows an inundated neighborhood.
Please also see Disaster.gov – and via FEMA – the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP): How to file a claim.
The WeatherChannel: “Pending final confirmation, these would be the heaviest storm totals from any tropical cyclone in the continental U.S. in records dating to 1950, topping the 48-inch storm total in Medina, Texas, from Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978, according to research by NOAA/WPC meteorologist David Roth. Suffice to say, this is one of the worst flood disasters in U.S. history, with record-smashing river flooding lasting into next week, in some areas…”
Via the Washington Post – FEMA is hiring temporary workers to supplement the disaster response. Volunteers can also sign up with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters.