Harvey's aftermath: Houston perseveres through immense loss (live updates)


Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane along the coast of Texas on Friday, bringing torrential rainfall and leading to unprecedented, deadly flooding in parts of the state. 

Harvey made landfall in Louisiana as a tropical storm on Wednesday.

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