Whereas within the Houston space, Chief Meteorologist Damon Lane and the KOCO 5 First Alert Climate Group met a household that had simply been rescued from floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Harvey, which is now a tropical storm however continues to drop heavy rains on the area.
A lady sitting behind a pickup truck with a minimum of three canine and a cat stated she and her household have been rescued after three days of ready for assist.
The canine, who have been yipping and barking from the nervousness and stress of the state of affairs, have been making an attempt to consolation the lady and one another. One of many canine was pacing forwards and backwards in a cage whereas the truck the household was utilizing was stopped alongside the aspect of a street close to The Woodlands, Texas, a metropolis about 35 miles north of Houston.
The lady had a message for her household in Maryland.
“I need to inform my household in Maryland I’m OK. I’m OK. We’re out. We’re out,” she stated via tears. “They begged me to go away. They stated, ‘Get residence.’ I didn’t need to depart my canine. I couldn’t depart them. They’re my life.”