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USFlash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues

15:40  19 september  2019
15:40  19 september  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Worker hospitalized after flash fire chars Channelview business

Worker hospitalized after flash fire chars Channelview business A flash fire inside a Channelview commercial building injured a worker Tuesday morning. The fire was reported sometime Tuesday morning at Texas Industrial Box Maintenance in the 13500 block of Market Street, near Dell Dale Street. The worker was rushed to Memorial Herman Hospital in an unknown condition, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office. It is unclear if the worker was burned or injured in another way. Investigators with the fire marshal's office are on scene working to determine what happened. The building in question is still standing, although appears seared by flames and smoke. No other information was available.

WATCH Flooding in eastern TX forces hospital evacuation . 0 Shares. A flash flood watch is in effect in parts of Texas . Some homes have four to five feet of water inside, Hawthorne said. Rainfall rates up to 5” per hour were reported during the overnight hours just south of Beaumont, producing

This is the second spate of flash flooding in the last few days. Emergency workers carried out dozens of high water rescues in areas around Houston, Texas , after flooding Firefighters and police worked to evacuate some homes and rescue people from vehicles on impassable roads, in particular in

Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues
Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues
Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues
Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues
Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues
Flash flooding in eastern Texas forces hospital evacuation, home rescues

Flash floods have dumped more than two feet of rain in parts of Texas, with the National Weather Service issuing a flash flood emergency for some areas along the Gulf Coast.

More than 28 inches of rain has fallen in the town of Hamshire, Texas, southwest of Beaumont, in the 48 hours since Tuesday.

'It's bad': Water rescues begin as Imelda soaks east Texas

'It's bad': Water rescues begin as Imelda soaks east Texas  Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago. 

📝 LLANO, Texas (AP) - Fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues in Central A flash flood warning was in effect. Residents were being evacuated from homes in Kingsland and nearby Marble Falls, which was being

Workers carry patients to helicopters after water supply fails in Beaumont.

Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne told ABC News early Thursday morning that the flooding situation in Winnie is “horrible.”

He said the roads were impassible and the local hospital was being evacuated.

Dump trucks and air boats were being used to get people to safety.

Some homes have four to five feet of water inside, Hawthorne said.

Rainfall rates up to 5” per hour were reported during the overnight hours just south of Beaumont, producing the worst flooding since Harvey, two years ago.

In addition, remnants of Imelda are still sitting over eastern Texas and western Louisiana, being more rain this morning.

Flash flood alerts continue for those areas.

Though today and into tonight, remnants of Imelda will slowly track north, spreading rain north into northeastern Texas and northern Louisiana, and possibly into southern Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Texas flooding: Imelda rains, flooding 'worse than (Hurricane) Harvey'

  Texas flooding: Imelda rains, flooding 'worse than (Hurricane) Harvey' First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas with rain.Authorities in Jefferson County, east of Houston, said some localized areas have seen more than 40 inches of rain in the last three days. More was coming.

About 1,000 people were evacuated in Central Texas communities, which saw dozens of high-water rescues overnight as the Blanco River and other swollen waterways breached their banks. Other homes in his neighborhood were flooded and many roads in the area were underwater.

Texas . Boat ramp and pier flooded at Caddo Lake State Park. Flooding along the Wichita River prompted evacuations of On May 23, flash flooding along Highway 20 near Claremore claimed the life of a firefighter attempting to rescue "City expands flood evacuation area". Times Record News.

As much as 10" of additional rain is expected in eastern Texas as more flash flooding is expected in the next 24 hours.

In the meantime, Hurricane Humberto moved to the north of Bermuda, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 115 mph to the island.

With Humberto moving away from Bermuda, the hurricane warning has been dropped.

As Humberto moves away from the United States, it will continue to produce huge waves for the entire U.S. East Coast, from West Palm Beach to Maine, where waves could be as high as 6-12 feet.

Also in the Atlantic, Jerry now is a tropical storm with winds of 70 mph. The storm is expected to become hurricane soon.

The good news is that it will stay mostly north of the Caribbean islands, bringing the most northern islands just some gusty winds and rain.

Yet there is more tropical activity forming in tropical Atlantic, with one system right behind Jerry at only 30% development.

'I Can't Do This': Imelda Left Texas With at Least 5 Deaths and Historic Rainfall .
As the remnants of Imelda moved north on Friday, residents in southeast Texas were left to deal with waterlogged homes, blocked roads and flash flooding conditions from a storm that dumped as much as 43 inches of water in some areas to become one of the wettest tropical cyclones in United States history. 1/4 SLIDES © Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times 2/4 SLIDES © Ilana Panich-Linsman for The New York Times Flooding in Winnie, Tex., on Friday. Much of southeastern Texas absorbed nine or more inches of rain from Tuesday morning to Thursday night.

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