Second anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches this Sunday
VICTORIA, Texas — Two years ago this Sunday, Aaugust 25 th , 2017, Hurricane Harvey became the first major hurricane to make landfall along the middle Texas coast since Hurricane Celia in 1970.
Harvey was the first category 4 hurricane since Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Twenty-four hour rainfall amounts ended by Sunday, August 27 th , by then three or more inches of rain fell over much of Victoria County.
Hurricane Harvey is the second costliest storm with $125 billion dollars in damage.
It was responsible for 68 direct deaths and 39 indirect deaths.
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