More than 30 inches of rain has fallen in some areas of Houston after Tropical Storm Harvey parked over the area.
The downtown areas of Brazoria, Sweeny and West Columbia were clear of major flooding Tuesday morning, Trower said.
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A mandatory evacuation was ordered for the low-lying Houston suburb of Dickinson, home to 20,000, and questions swirled in Houston itself about why the mayor did not issue a similar evacuation order.
He said residents were told that at some point the levee would be "overtopped".
Meteorologists say that sometime Tuesday or early Wednesday parts of the Houston region will break the almost 40-year-old US record for the biggest rainfall from a tropical system - 48 inches, set by Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978 in Texas.
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Houston, the country's fourth largest city, has been inundated with flooding as result of Harvey, which made landfall late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane and lingered as a tropical storm over the weekend. The youngest in the family was six years old. So we can assume the stark message above was intended for people who did not leave in the face of the warning.
Brazoria County is just south of Houston.
Before the storm is gone, up to 20in more rain could fall, the National Weather Service said, meaning the flooding will get worse in the days ahead and the water will be slow to recede once Harvey finally moves on.
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