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Local flooding is the result of rain in the upper basins of the Trinity over the last several days which have filled the reservoirs upstream of Dallas, exceeding capacity and overflowing area lakes. There are have 21 road closures throughout the city.How much water did Hurricane Harvey drop?
All the rain that Hurricane Harvey dumped on Texas and Louisiana, in one massive water drop. Harvey’s total rainfall dwarfs the amount of rain dumped over Louisiana and Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. That storm produced 6.56 trillion gallons over those states, the Washington Post’s Jason Samenow explains.