Stories from the Storm

Karen Walrond + Alexis Jennings

In this video and podcast series to mark the 1-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, Houstonians reflect on their experiences during and after the storm.

Karen Walrond, her husband, and daughter live in the Memorial Bend neighborhood of Houston, near Buffalo Bayou. After evacuating and then returning to their home to begin clean up, Karen was nearly trapped by the “second wave” of flooding caused by the release of water from overfilled reservoirs.

Part 3 of 10-part series, “Stories from the Storm”. More at