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By Chad Berginnis – The Hill – September 3, 2017
Rainfall amounts from Harvey were huge, but not unprecedented. Texas previously held the continental U.S. record for a rainfall when Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978 dumped 48 inches of rain. In terms of property damage and economic loss, Harvey may end up surpassing Katrina, but we will see other floods like it in the future. 
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