Harvey sets rainfall record for US
The toll that Harvey is taking on Texas is staggering.The graphics included in the story present more stark statistics about how bad things are to date and it could get worse.
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.