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Hurricane Harvey Before and After: Satellite Images Show Storm's Destruction

Wharton - Aug. 30, 2017

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Scientists said the 24-hour measures of rain falling during Hurricane Harvey were unprecedented and exceeded the rate predicted to occur once every 1,000 years.

Wharton - 9 Oct. 9, 2016

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Another satellite view taken over Wharton.

Wharton - Aug. 30, 2017

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Some parts of Texas saw more than 51 inches (130 centimeters) of rain over a five-day period, according to a recent report.

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Denise Chow
Denise was an intern at the New York Daily News and GQ magazine. She has a masters degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto.