Harvey rainfall map

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

In case you didn’t hear, Houston is getting some rain due to Hurricane Harvey. The Washington Post provides a map that shows the cumulative rainfall since Friday morning through Sunday morning.

Also worth coming back to: the flooding piece from last year by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune.

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