Entire National Guard of Texas Activated As Tropical Storm Harvey Causes Historic Flooding

Once Hurricane now Tropical Storm Harvey has and is continuing to wreak havoc on the state of Texas. Some areas have experienced up to an inch of rain an hour.

The entire National Guard of Texas has been activated.

President Trump has declared states of emergency in both the state of Texas and the state of Louisiana due to the amounts of damage, rainfall, and flooding.

The rainfall total for the City of Houston, Texas will surpass their normal rainfall totals that the city gets in an entire year.

The Red Cross, National Guard, FEMA, Cajun Navy and MANY other groups, individuals and volunteers are on hand to provide search and rescue of victims of flood waters as well as bring supplies to those stranded in shelters.

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From @NWS on Twitter

Local officials are asking anyone with a boat that can provide assistance with search and rescue to please do so.

The words unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating, and historic have been used to describe this natural disaster.

If you’re interested in donating to relief efforts for those affected by Tropical Storm Harvey visit

www.redcross.org

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