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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey first made landfall in Texas on Aug. 25 as a Category 4 storm, bringing days of rain and flooding.

Climate Change Probably Made Hurricane Harvey's Rainfall Worse

By Lindsey Pulse | December 14, 2017

Two new studies found climate change likely intensified Harvey's rains and about tripled the odds of a storm like that happening.

Lost Jobs After Major Hurricanes Aren't Uncommon

By Katherine Biek | October 6, 2017

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest job report says the U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in September.

This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves

By Tyler Adkisson | September 19, 2017

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are tumultuous, but projections for the rest of this hurricane season suggest it could get worse.

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Double Hurricane Recovery Funding

By Gabrielle Ware | September 7, 2017

It would also fund the government through Dec. 8.

These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study Them

By Sarah Schlieder | September 7, 2017

"Hurricane hunters" fly into the most powerful storms to gather life-saving information.

President Trump Makes Second Visit To Flooded Texas

By Grant Suneson | September 2, 2017

President Donald Trump landed in Houston on Saturday to survey damage from Harvey and meet with survivors.

What Kind Of Scams To Watch Out For After A Natural Disaster

By Ethan Weston | August 31, 2017

Disaster fraud is, unfortunately, all too common. Here's what experts say people should look out for.

Flooding, Power Outage Cause Problems At Texas Chemical Plant

By Briana Koeneman | August 31, 2017

Officials in Crosby, Texas, said chemical reactions, not explosions, caused the fire and smoke at the Arkema chemical plant.

Disaster Relief Might Demand A New Approach To Aid From Congress

By Eugene Daniels | August 30, 2017

And one congressman is hoping to help make that change.

Houston Turns To 'Cajun Navy' And Civilian Fleets To Help With Rescues

By Kevin Clancy, Zach Toombs | August 29, 2017

Officials say more than 13,000 people have been rescued from Harvey in and around Houston.

How Harvey Relief Could Help — Or Hinder — Congress' Budget Deals

By Eugene Daniels | August 29, 2017

It comes down to how Congress chooses to allocate relief money.

Harvey Could Be One Of The Most Expensive Storms In US History

By Gabrielle Ware | August 29, 2017

President Trump says Congress will issue a relief package for Harvey as damage estimates continue to rise.

Texas Rangers Take Heat For Not Hosting Houston Amid Harvey Flooding

By Grant Suneson | August 29, 2017

It seemed likely the Astros would play in nearby Arlington, but they couldn't work out a deal with the Rangers.

Some Harvey Victims Are Turning To Social Media To Call For Help

By Casey Mendoza | August 29, 2017

Harvey victims are posting their home addresses to ask for help, but officials say that's not the best idea.

Thousands Of Harvey Victims Might Not Have Flood Insurance

By Ryan Biek | August 29, 2017

Standard homeowners policies don't cover flood damage, and many property owners don't buy additional coverage.

Experts Warn Contaminated Floodwater Could Be Harvey's Next Threat

By Katherine Biek | August 29, 2017

Experts say floodwater left by Harvey — or any natural disaster — is often contaminated with chemicals, toxic waste and sewage.

Beverage Companies Step Up To Help After Hurricane Harvey

By Briana Koeneman | August 29, 2017

One beer company is sending more than 150,000 cans of canned drinking water to communities affected by Harvey, once a Category 4 hurricane.

Some Of The Many Ways You Can Help Harvey Victims

By Ryan Biek | August 28, 2017

Harvey hit southeast Texas as a Category 4 hurricane Friday. Officials think more than 30,000 people will need temporary shelter.

Over 30,000 People Might Need Shelter After Harvey

By Katherine Biek | August 28, 2017

As of Monday, Harvey, now a tropical storm, had dumped several feet of rain in areas around Houston.

2 Days After Landfall, Harvey Still Expected To Cause More Damage

By Gabrielle Ware | August 27, 2017

Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it's still expected to cause a lot more damage.

Climate Change Might Make Intense Hurricanes Like Harvey More Common

By Ethan Weston | August 27, 2017

Climate change could make storm surges and rainfall worse in future hurricanes.

How Hurricane Harvey Might Affect The Environment And The Oil Industry

By Casey Mendoza | August 26, 2017

The entire U.S. could soon feel the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Behind Heavy Damage; Major Flooding To Come

By Casey Mendoza | August 26, 2017

Forecasters say Harvey is the first major hurricane to hit the country in nearly 12 years.

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