About those Texas hurricanes, did you know...?

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.

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