Latest Harvey photos: More flooding, water rescues, crowded shelters

WASHINGTON — Tropical Storm Harvey brought five consecutive days of rain and dumped more than 40 inches of rain on Houston, leading to catastrophic flooding that has crippled the area.

Janice Forse cries at the emergency shelter at the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont, Texas after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Her home in Beaumont was flooded Wednesday morning. "Even Katrina wasn't this bad," Forse said. ( Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Janice Forse cries at the emergency shelter at the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont, Texas after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Her home in Beaumont was flooded Wednesday morning. “Even Katrina wasn’t this bad,” Forse said. ( Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) (AP/Jay Janner)
Donated items sit in a loading dock are as volunteers works to organize the items donated for Hurricane Harvey victims, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Donated items sit in a loading dock are as volunteers works to organize the items donated for Hurricane Harvey victims, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) (AP/Tony Gutierrez)
In this photo provided by Beulah Johnson, evacuees sit in the bleachers at the Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated the facility overnight. Authorities said it's not clear where the evacuees will go. (Beulah Johnson via AP)
In this photo provided by Beulah Johnson, evacuees sit in the bleachers at the Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated the facility overnight. Authorities said it’s not clear where the evacuees will go. (Beulah Johnson via AP) (AP/Beulah Johnson)
Josh Benoit carries his Great Dane, Lilly, out of the flood on Tram Road after being rescued by boat from his home in Beaumont, Texas, after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday Aug. 30, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Josh Benoit carries his Great Dane, Lilly, out of the flood on Tram Road after being rescued by boat from his home in Beaumont, Texas, after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday Aug. 30, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) (AP/Jay Janner)
Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP/Gerald Herbert)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  The Republicans of New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But their resentment lingers. As historic floods wreaked havoc across the Southwest on Tuesday, Northeastern Republicans recalled with painful detail the days after Superstorm Sandy ravaged their region in 2012. At the time, the Texas congressional delegation, led by Cruz, overwhelmingly opposed a disaster relief package they said was packed with wasteful spending. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The Republicans of New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But their resentment lingers. As historic floods wreaked havoc across the Southwest on Tuesday, Northeastern Republicans recalled with painful detail the days after Superstorm Sandy ravaged their region in 2012. At the time, the Texas congressional delegation, led by Cruz, overwhelmingly opposed a disaster relief package they said was packed with wasteful spending. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP/Evan Vucci)
Lauren Durst holds onto her ten-month-old son, Wyatt Durst, as they evacuate from the Savannah Estates neighborhood as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity during Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Lauren Durst holds onto her ten-month-old son, Wyatt Durst, as they evacuate from the Savannah Estates neighborhood as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity during Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Michael Ciaglo)
Gillis Leho looks for documents in her car that was covered by floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho had been planning to evacuate in her car but had to quickly escape through a of her home with her grandchildren as rising waters rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Gillis Leho looks for documents in her car that was covered by floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho had been planning to evacuate in her car but had to quickly escape through a of her home with her grandchildren as rising waters rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
Craig Hardy helps clean out the home of Michael Boyd, which was flooded with in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation's fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer.  (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Craig Hardy helps clean out the home of Michael Boyd, which was flooded with in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. Harvey’s floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation’s fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Brett Coomer)
Darrington Mason, 11, right, pulls his football helmet from his flooded home where he lives with his grandmother Gillis Leho in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho and the her grandchildren had been planning to evacuate by car but had to quickly escape through a window of their home as floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Darrington Mason, 11, right, pulls his football helmet from his flooded home where he lives with his grandmother Gillis Leho in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho and the her grandchildren had been planning to evacuate by car but had to quickly escape through a window of their home as floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
ADDS NAME OF BOY - Malachia Medrano, 2, sleeps at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Malachia Medrano, 2, sleeps at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
Kathryn Loder sorts donated clothing at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey inches its way through the area on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. ( Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Kathryn Loder sorts donated clothing at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey inches its way through the area on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. ( Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Elizabeth Conley)
Volunteer Elizabeth Hill, 8, plays with evacuee Skyler Smith, 7, at a shelter at St. Thomas Presbyterian Church in west Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to affect the area Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Volunteer Elizabeth Hill, 8, plays with evacuee Skyler Smith, 7, at a shelter at St. Thomas Presbyterian Church in west Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to affect the area Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) (AP/Jay Janner)
Flooded I-69
Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
I-10 Flooding
Interstate 10 is closed due to floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Armando Bustsamante walks along the street over Buffalo Bayou as flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey flow toward downtown Houston Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  More than 17,000 people are seeking refuge in Texas shelters, the American Red Cross said. With rescues continuing, that number seemed certain to grow. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Armando Bustsamante walks along the street over Buffalo Bayou as flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey flow toward downtown Houston Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. More than 17,000 people are seeking refuge in Texas shelters, the American Red Cross said. With rescues continuing, that number seemed certain to grow. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Michael Ciaglo)
Louis Sirianni
Louis Sirianni uses a flashlight to check damages cased to his home by the effects of Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (AP/Eric Gay)
Evacuees
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
People walk with dogs along a street at the east Sam Houston Tollway from rescue boats as evacuations continue from flooding in Houston, Texas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, following Tropical Storm Harvey. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
People walk with dogs along a street at the east Sam Houston Tollway from rescue boats as evacuations continue from flooding in Houston, Texas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, following Tropical Storm Harvey. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Melissa Phillip)
Evacuee Edward Jones, 11, holds his step-brother Mickel Duane Batts at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Joel Olsten and his congregation have set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Evacuee Edward Jones, 11, holds his step-brother Mickel Duane Batts at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Joel Olsten and his congregation have set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
A volunteer loads sand bags on a pallet as others fill them for resident distribution, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. Each pallet was loaded with 20 sand bags. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
A volunteer loads sand bags on a pallet as others fill them for resident distribution, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. Each pallet was loaded with 20 sand bags. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
People wade through chest deep water down Pine Cliff Drive as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
People wade through chest deep water down Pine Cliff Drive as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Michael Ciaglo)
John Bel Edwards,
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, right, confers with a flood refugee in the Lake Charles Civic Center shelter, in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Edwards spent some time speaking with a number of the evacuees, as the facility readies for another bout of rain from Tropical Storm Harvey. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy) (AP/Jeff Amy)
Kids pull a toy with an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Kids pull a toy with an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP/Gerald Herbert)
Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, speaks to officials from the 5 parishes the SW Louisiana during a weather debriefing at the Office of Emergency Preparedness in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, speaks to officials from the 5 parishes the SW Louisiana during a weather debriefing at the Office of Emergency Preparedness in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP) (AP/Rick Hickman)
Bill Willis, Kyle Willis
Bill Willis, right, and his son, Kyle, join other volunteers to fill sandbags for resident distributions, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
Cody McLemore
Cody McLemore pushes a wagon filled with sandbags as he fortifies his house in the flooded Clearfield Farm subdivision, in anticipation of more flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey, in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP/Gerald Herbert)
Hannah Goodly
Hannah Goodly, 18, looks at her kitten as she prepares to leave her Lake Charles, La., home, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, following being flooded Monday night from Harvey’s rains. Goodly salvaged some clothes and personal possessions but was unable to take her kitten, Faith, with her to her temporary house. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
Clarence Johnson
Clarence Johnson of Lake Charles, La., in his home Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Johnson was at home when the flood waters on Legion Street crept into his home, ruining a stereo system, television, and clothes he had stored on the floor of his closets. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
Kids ride an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Kids ride an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP/Gerald Herbert)
Residents of Cypress Lake Dr. use boats to transport others and retrieve items from flooded homes in Moss Bluff, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Residents of Cypress Lake Dr. use boats to transport others and retrieve items from flooded homes in Moss Bluff, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP) (AP/Rick Hickman)
Energy officials work to restore power after a tree fell across power lines in Lake Charles, La., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Energy officials work to restore power after a tree fell across power lines in Lake Charles, La., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP) (AP/Rick Hickman)
John Bel Edwards, Dick Gremillion
Dick Gremillion, director of the office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for Calcasieu Parish, left, confers with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in the Lake Charles Civic Center shelter, in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Edwards spent some time speaking with a number of the evacuees, as the facility readies for another bout of rain from Tropical Storm Harvey. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy) (AP/Jeff Amy)
Clarence Johnson
Clarence Johnson cleans up inside of his Lake Charles, La., home Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Johnson, who was at home when the flood waters from Harvey, crept into his home ruined a stereo system, television, and clothes as well as began to peel his tiling from his home. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
Addicks Reservoir
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Downtown Houston Aerial
Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees make their way though floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees make their way though floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents in the Cinqo Ranch area on Houston's west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Residents in the Cinco Ranch area on Houston’s west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Residents in the Cinqo Ranch area on Houston's west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Residents in the Cinqo Ranch area on Houston’s west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
In this aerial photo,  water is released from the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters rise from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston.   (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
In this aerial photo, water is released from the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters rise from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Brett Coomer)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Homes are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Homes are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
Airplanes sit at a flooded airport near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Airplanes sit at a flooded airport near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP/David J. Phillip)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Olson)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: People make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Olson)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Olson)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29: Residents are evacuated from their homes after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Parts of southeast Texas have received more than 40 inches of rain since Harvey made landfall on Friday, with more torrential rain expected the next several days. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: Residents are evacuated from their homes after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Parts of southeast Texas have received more than 40 inches of rain since Harvey made landfall on Friday, with more torrential rain expected the next several days. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
Children and adults wait to get into the George R. Brown Convention Center after evacuating during Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Children and adults wait to get into the George R. Brown Convention Center after evacuating during Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
Volunteers Brenda Tcoc, right, and Hugo Wilson help sort bags of donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey after a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Volunteers Brenda Tcoc, right, and Hugo Wilson help sort bags of donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey after a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
Robert Salgado, 2, sleeps on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Robert Salgado, 2, sleeps on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
Volunteer Asuleni Santiago, 11, carries donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey at a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Volunteer Asuleni Santiago, 11, carries donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey at a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON — AUGUST 29: Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Evacuees arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Evacuees arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 "energy corridor" on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 “energy corridor” on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 "energy corridor" on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 “energy corridor” on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
People rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
People sleep on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People sleep on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (AP/LM Otero)
Oscar Galindo, Donato Galindo, 2, Oscar Galindo, 11, Andre Galindo, 9, and Maria Rodriguez relax while taking shelter at the George R Brown Convention Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, after living inside a car since Saturday after the rain from the Tropical Storm Harvey flooded their home in Dickinson, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Oscar Galindo, Donato Galindo, 2, Oscar Galindo, 11, Andre Galindo, 9, and Maria Rodriguez relax while taking shelter at the George R Brown Convention Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, after living inside a car since Saturday after the rain from the Tropical Storm Harvey flooded their home in Dickinson, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Marie D. De Jesus)
Thousands take shelter from the Tropical Storm Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Thousands take shelter from the Tropical Storm Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP) (AP/Marie D. De Jesus)
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Janice Forse cries at the emergency shelter at the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont, Texas after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Her home in Beaumont was flooded Wednesday morning. "Even Katrina wasn't this bad," Forse said. ( Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Donated items sit in a loading dock are as volunteers works to organize the items donated for Hurricane Harvey victims, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
In this photo provided by Beulah Johnson, evacuees sit in the bleachers at the Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated the facility overnight. Authorities said it's not clear where the evacuees will go. (Beulah Johnson via AP)
Josh Benoit carries his Great Dane, Lilly, out of the flood on Tram Road after being rescued by boat from his home in Beaumont, Texas, after Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday Aug. 30, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  The Republicans of New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But their resentment lingers. As historic floods wreaked havoc across the Southwest on Tuesday, Northeastern Republicans recalled with painful detail the days after Superstorm Sandy ravaged their region in 2012. At the time, the Texas congressional delegation, led by Cruz, overwhelmingly opposed a disaster relief package they said was packed with wasteful spending. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Lauren Durst holds onto her ten-month-old son, Wyatt Durst, as they evacuate from the Savannah Estates neighborhood as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity during Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Gillis Leho looks for documents in her car that was covered by floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho had been planning to evacuate in her car but had to quickly escape through a of her home with her grandchildren as rising waters rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Craig Hardy helps clean out the home of Michael Boyd, which was flooded with in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area, but many thousands of homes in and around the nation's fourth-largest city were still swamped and could stay that way for days or longer.  (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Darrington Mason, 11, right, pulls his football helmet from his flooded home where he lives with his grandmother Gillis Leho in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Leho and the her grandchildren had been planning to evacuate by car but had to quickly escape through a window of their home as floodwaters brought on by Tropical Storm Harvey rushed in from nearby Buffalo Bayou. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
ADDS NAME OF BOY - Malachia Medrano, 2, sleeps at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Kathryn Loder sorts donated clothing at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey inches its way through the area on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. ( Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Volunteer Elizabeth Hill, 8, plays with evacuee Skyler Smith, 7, at a shelter at St. Thomas Presbyterian Church in west Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to affect the area Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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Armando Bustsamante walks along the street over Buffalo Bayou as flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey flow toward downtown Houston Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.  More than 17,000 people are seeking refuge in Texas shelters, the American Red Cross said. With rescues continuing, that number seemed certain to grow. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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People walk with dogs along a street at the east Sam Houston Tollway from rescue boats as evacuations continue from flooding in Houston, Texas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, following Tropical Storm Harvey. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Evacuee Edward Jones, 11, holds his step-brother Mickel Duane Batts at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Joel Olsten and his congregation have set up their church as a shelter for evacuees from the flooding by Tropical Storm Harvey. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
A volunteer loads sand bags on a pallet as others fill them for resident distribution, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. Each pallet was loaded with 20 sand bags. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
People wade through chest deep water down Pine Cliff Drive as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
John Bel Edwards,
Kids pull a toy with an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, speaks to officials from the 5 parishes the SW Louisiana during a weather debriefing at the Office of Emergency Preparedness in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Bill Willis, Kyle Willis
Cody McLemore
Hannah Goodly
Clarence Johnson
Kids ride an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Residents of Cypress Lake Dr. use boats to transport others and retrieve items from flooded homes in Moss Bluff, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
Energy officials work to restore power after a tree fell across power lines in Lake Charles, La., Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (Rick Hickman/American Press via AP)
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Clarence Johnson
Addicks Reservoir
Downtown Houston Aerial
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees make their way though floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Cars and businesses are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents in the Cinqo Ranch area on Houston's west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Residents in the Cinqo Ranch area on Houston's west side were issued a mandatory evacuation notice. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
In this aerial photo,  water is released from the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters rise from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston.   (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees are helped as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents wade through floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Businesses and cars are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Homes are flooded near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Residents evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Airplanes sit at a flooded airport near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Rescue workers and volunteers help residents make their way out of a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water following Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi August 25, has dumped nearly 50 inches of rain in and around areas Houston.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29: Residents are evacuated from their homes after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Parts of southeast Texas have received more than 40 inches of rain since Harvey made landfall on Friday, with more torrential rain expected the next several days. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Children and adults wait to get into the George R. Brown Convention Center after evacuating during Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Volunteers Brenda Tcoc, right, and Hugo Wilson help sort bags of donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey after a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Robert Salgado, 2, sleeps on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Volunteer Asuleni Santiago, 11, carries donated clothes for victims of the flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey at a shelter opened at the Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Volunteers sort through donated clothing for the people that have taken shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
People line up for food as others rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 29:  Evacuees arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center after flood waters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center which is overcapacity has already received more than 9,000 evacuees with more arriving.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 "energy corridor" on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Roads flood and the power is out on the west side of Houston along the Interstate 10 "energy corridor" on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
People rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People sleep on the floor at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Oscar Galindo, Donato Galindo, 2, Oscar Galindo, 11, Andre Galindo, 9, and Maria Rodriguez relax while taking shelter at the George R Brown Convention Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, after living inside a car since Saturday after the rain from the Tropical Storm Harvey flooded their home in Dickinson, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Thousands take shelter from the Tropical Storm Harvey at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)

All told, hundreds of people have had to be rescued as rapidly rising floodwaters overtook their homes and shelters offering refuge are crowded with thousands of people and running out of cots.


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