It was on this day in 2017, that Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport as a category 4 storm. It ranks as one of the costliest storms in United States history, after sitting over Texas for many days and creating historic flooding. Winds reached up to 130 mph, while rainfall totals nearing 60 inches near Houston.
This Day in Weather History: August 25th
Hurricane Harvey brings devastating winds and rain to the Texas coast
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