As we hunker down for Harvey, here are a few neat facts about storms and hurricanes in Texas...
First hurricane watches up for coastal Texas in 9 years, since Sep 2008
ZERO hurricanes have made landfall in Texas since 2008 - when both Dolly and Ike made landfall in the state. h/t Klotzbach
Only 4 hurricane landfalls in TX this century, so far. None since Ike in Sep. '08. h/t Jon Erdman
It has already been a VERY wet August along the Gulf coast
Top 5 wettest Augusts on record so far: Houston, New Orleans, Pensacola
Rainfall totals could be double to triple August average - for locations along the Gulf Coast, including Houston
2 types of flooding concerns: inland flooding and surge flooding
Stay safe by staying away of the latest weather alerts.