Harvey sets rainfall record for US

CNN:
The toll that Harvey is taking on Texas is staggering.

Already, it has dumped 11 trillion gallons of rain over the state, says Ryan Maue with WeatherBell, a weather analytics company. And by the time Harvey dissipates, the state will have seen 25 trillion gallons of rain, he predicts.

Between midnight Friday and 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, 49.20 inches of rain fell in Texas -- a record for continental US from a landfalling tropical cyclone, the National Weather Service said.
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The graphics included in the story present more stark statistics about how bad things are to date and it could get worse.

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