Houston Overwhelmed By Harvey's Rains

Five unconfirmed deaths are being reported from flooding in Houston, bringing the total fatalities in Texas to six.

The National Weather Service says the deaths came during the overnight hours as bayous and creeks went over their banks due to Tropical Storm Harvey. Only one death in Houston has actually been confirmed.

Up to 30 inches of rain has fallen on Houston and more is expected. Trucks are arriving to start more rescues along the Texas Gulf Coast. National Weather Service tweeted a picture of almost ten rescue vehicles in their parking lot with the caption, "Help coming!" Galveston County Office of Emergency Management is assigning rescue parties.

Houston firefighters have been out all night trying to save people from high water after Harvey made landfall on Friday.  People have been told to get on their roofs to escape floods. Multiple freeways are flooded out as well. 

Harris County Flood Control is telling people to get on the roof of their homes because of how much rain is expected from Harvey.  Officials say people should not be going into their attics because water is still rising.

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