Rained all night; three inches in the gauge, 5 PM until 8 AM. Local TV disaster programming exclusively; no Today show.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Almost 11:00 AM ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Press conference with Houston Mayor, Police Chief, and other emergency management personnel. I was mesmerized by the young man signing in both English and Spanish. Without hesitation, “rapid-fire” translation of the message.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 4:00 PM ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
A brief period of time without rain. Next-door neighbors are out-of-state and I’ve been watering the plants. Currently, “too much water” drowning the plants with water off the roof. The yard was ankle-deep with standing water.