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Hurricane Harvey: Life-Threatening Rain Hammers Houston

Torrential rain from deadly Hurricane Harvey caused "catastrophic flooding" in Houston.

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Residents cross high water on North Braeswood Blvd. on Aug. 28.

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People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes on Aug. 28.

Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days.

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Alexendre Jorge evacuates Ethan Colman, 4, from a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters on Aug. 28.

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A woman walks through a rain storm during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 28.

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A man helps children cross a flooded street as they evacuate their home on Aug. 27.

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A man walks to his home in a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters on Aug. 28.

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Image: Flooded downtown is seen from JP Morgan Chase Tower after Hurricane Harvey inundated the Texas Gulf coast with rain causing widespread flooding, in Houston

Flooded downtown is seen from JP Morgan Chase Tower on Aug. 27.

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Image: Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters

Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 on Aug. 27.

RELATED: Houston Hit by ‘Catastrophic Flooding’ From Hurricane Harvey, Hundreds Rescued

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Image: Law enforcement diverts traffic off of the both directions of the 8 beltway at the Hardy Toll Road as major flooding hits Houston,

Law enforcement officials divert traffic off the 8 beltway as major flooding hits Houston on Sunday, Aug. 27.

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Image: Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman

Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, from left, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water on North MacGregor Way, near Brays Bayou in Houston on Aug. 27.

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Image: A truck pushes through floodwaters

A truck pushes through floodwaters on Aug. 27.

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Image: Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood in Houston

Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou along S. Braeswood on Aug. 27.

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Image: People walk through the flooded waters of Telephone Road in Housto

People walk through the flooded waters of Telephone Road on Aug. 27.

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Image: An abandoned Hummer is covered in floodwaters on Interstate 610 after Hurricane Harvey inundated the Texas Gulf coast with rain, in Houston

An abandoned Hummer is covered in floodwaters on Interstate 610 in Houston on Aug. 27.

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Image: Image: People on a porch watch as rain from Hurricane Harvey inundates the Cottage Grove neighborhood

People on a porch watch as rain inundates the Cottage Grove neighborhood on Aug. 27.

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Image: Two people walk down a flooded section of Interstate 610 in floodwaters

Two people walk down a flooded section of Interstate 610 on Aug. 27.

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Image: People push a stalled pickup to through a flooded street in Houston

A group of men push a stalled pickup through a flooded street on Aug. 27.

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Image: A stranded motorist escapes floodwaters on Interstate 225 after Hurricane Harvey inundated the Texas Gulf coast with rain causing mass flooding

A stranded motorist escapes floodwaters on Interstate 225 on Aug. 27.

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