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Crippled Houston watches dams, levees

Crippled Houston watches dams, levees


MARLEE:..THANK YOU BILL.NOW TO THE LATEST IN HOUSTON–WHERE FOUR DAYS AFTER MAKING LANDFALL… THE IMPACT OF HARVEY CONTINUES TO GET GREATER AND GREATER.BRIAN:..SOME AREAS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED MORE THAN 50 INCHES OF RAIN–WHILE MORE THAN 13-THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE-BEEN EVACUATED FROM THEIR HOMESMARLEE:..NBC’S JAY GRAY HAS THE UPDATE TONIGHT FROM TEXAS. 3 UNSET.. A BREAK IN THE CLOUDS OVER HOUSTON..AMBIENT NATS FLOODED OUT NEIGHBORHOOD BAD BUT STILL NO BREAK FROM THE DISASTER HERE..(SOT)”I TOLD MY WIFE TO START PACKING AND GET WHATEVER WE CAN TAKE AND GET OUT OF HERE.” EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES CONTINUE IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS..NATS DRAMATIC RESCUE BORDER PATROL I THINKCHOPPERS.. NATS BOAT RESCUEBOATS..NATS FLATBED OR MILITARY VEHICLEAND HIGH-WATER VEHICLES..REALLY.. ANYTHING THAT FLOATS IS BEING USED RIGHT NOW TO RESCUE THOSE TRAPPED BY THE FLOODWATERS.. (SOT)”AT LEAST WE’RE ALIVE AND DRY”THANKS TO FIRST RESPONDERS.. AND A VOLUNTEER NAVY.. WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK IN THE CLIMBING WATERS.. (SOT)”WE JUST COULDN’T SIT AT HOME AND WATCH ANY MORE “BUT EVEN WITH THEIR HEROIC EFFORT.. THE NUMBER OF THOSE KILLED IN THE STORM IS CLIMBING..AND NOW INCLUDES HOUSTON POLICE OFFICER STEVE PEREZ – SWEPT AWAY WHILE TRYING TO GET TO WORK..(CHIEF ART ACEVEDO/HOUSTON POLICE:50-:58) AA: [EMOTIONAL] WE COULDN’T FIND HIM AND UH ONCE OUR DIVE TEAM GOT THERE IT WAS TOO TREATREACHEROUS TO [TAKES OFF GLASSES] GO UNDER AND LOOK FOR HIM.”–LEAVE A PAUSE HERE JUST A BEAT–HERE IS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DEADLY STORM .. BY THE NUMBERS.. HARVEY HAS PRODUCED 19- TRILLION GALLONS OF RAIN IN TEXAS..51.88 INCHES IN CEDAR BAYOU..THE MOST EVER FROM A HURRICANE OR TROPICAL STORM IN THE CONTINENTAL U-S..AND A NEW ALL-TIME RAIN RECORD FOR THE STATE.. AND IT’S STILL NOT OVER HERE..(SOT)”WE ARE JUST VERY THANKFUL THAT WE ARE HERE SAFESHELTERS IN THE CITY’ ARE BEING STRETCHED TO THEIR LIMITS.VOLUNTEERS ARE PROVIDING MEDICAL CARE AND HANDING OUT SUPPLIES….SOME EVEN OPENING UP THEIR HOMES TO THOSE IN NEED…(CHRIS JOHNSON1:31-:1:33)”IF WE’RE ABLE TO HELP SOMEBODY, THAT’S REALLY IMPORTANT FOR US BECAUSE IT HELPS THEM OUT” HELP.. THAT WILL BE NEEDED HERE FOR A LONG TIME..JAY GRAY NBC NEWS HOUSTON.(— REPORTER LIVE TAG —)TONIGHT HARVEY IS STILL A TROPICAL STORM.. AND AGAIN CHURNING IN THE GULF.. EXPECTED TO MAKE A SECOND LANDFALL NEAR THE TEXAS.. BORDERI’M JAY GRAY – IN HOUSTON – NOW 3 3


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