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    "Confirmed: New all-time record for U.S. rainfall from a tropical cyclone

    A phenomenal 64.58” of rain observed at the Texas town of Nederland during Hurricane Harvey is the new rainfall record during a tropical cyclone at any U.S. location, according to new data released Wednesday by the National Weather Service. The 64.58” beats out the 52” recorded at a ranger station on Kauai, Hawaii, during Tropical Cyclone Hiki in August 1950.

    To date, officials have found seven reliable sites that recorded more during Hurricane Harvey than the previous U.S. record. "The flooding Harvey caused from the rainfall was a historic event. For that reason alone, we need to make sure we get the rainfall amounts correct and understand how much rain actually fell," NWS forecaster Scott Overpeck told the Houston Chronicle.

    Runners-up to Nederland in the most recent rainfall data compiled by NWS offices in Houston-Galveston, TX, and Lake Charles, LA, include 60.54” near Grove, LA; 56” at Friendswood, TX; and 54” near Santa Fe, TX."

    Nederland is about 5 miles north of my town.

    I'm glad Maria stayed away from you guys along the East Coast.
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    Glad to here it's official but was there any doubt of a record being set?

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    Not really...the amazing thing is, all of that came down in about 2 days...my town got a little over 60"
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    My dojos are looking at those stats and wondering, "Why don't WE have a tank that large to swim in?" LOL!

    "Yeah, right!" I tell them. "And who is going to change YOUR water?"

    Seriously, that is SOME record! Does Noah's ark come to mind?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Not really...the amazing thing is, all of that came down in about 2 days...my town got a little over 60"
    I still have a hard time comprehending that much rain in such a short period of time...scares me to death.

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    Lots of folks around here found wild fish in their swimming pools, once the flooding receded.

    Check out this classified from a town near me: http://www.southeasttexas.com/classi...de=&distance=0

    I hate to break it to those folks, but those fish are long gone
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    I still have a hard time comprehending that much rain in such a short period of time...scares me to death.

    Larry, I personally was terrified, I will admit...like I mentioned in another thread, I was pacing the floor from about 8 pm until 3 am

    I've never felt so helpless to do anything in all of my life.
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    Were those folks who posted that ad counting on a Divine Miracle? I love their lack of detail in describing those fish, as if anyone who saw them would automatically know they were theirs. As Matt has observed, probably long ago swept into oblivion. I see some pretty amusing ads in our papers, too. You wouldn't believe the lack of necessary information. I guess they're assuming mental telepathy on the part of the reader ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Larry, I personally was terrified, I will admit...like I mentioned in another thread, I was pacing the floor from about 8 pm until 3 am

    I've never felt so helpless to do anything in all of my life.
    There's almost nothing you can do, I got just a taste of it when the remnants of Irene hit up here. We've also had some severe down pours here that have flooded people out of their homes but nothing like you faced. I would have been equally or more terrified than you were.

    Matt, Google pictures of Vermont Irene when you have a chance. It's still nothing like you and others faced during the hurricanes of this summer and continue to face.

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