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Flood Response, Urbanization and Summer Reading: Tuesday’s Show (June 2, 2015)

Posted on · It's been a week since a dramatic and major storm over Houston dumped nearly a foot of rain in a matter of hours, leading to widespread flooding, several deaths, damage in the millions and at least temporary disruption in one form or another for most of Greater Houston. Now that we have a little bit […]

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Houston Flood Waters Contain Hidden Health Dangers

Posted on · The floodwaters have mostly receded from our roadways, but they still remain in some areas around Greater Houston. As cleanup continues, we talk with Dr. Scott Lea, Associate Professor and Infectious Diseases Clinic Director, in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at UTMB, about what lurks in those muddy puddles left behind, […]

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Flooding and Public Health, and Houston’s New Poet Laureate: Thursday’s show (May 28, 2015)

Posted on · The floodwaters have mostly receded from our roadways, but they still remain in some areas around Greater Houston. As cleanup continues, we talk with Dr. Scott Lea, Associate Professor and Infectious Diseases Clinic Director, in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at UTMB, about what lurks in those muddy puddles left behind, […]

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Flooding Update: Recovery Efforts Continue With Rain Still Falling in Some Areas

Posted on · We have the latest on this week’s flooding in and around Houston. We lead off with representatives from Harris County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service. We learn what cleanup and recovery efforts are underway, and what more we can expect in terms of storms and potential additional flooding the rest of the week. […]

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Flooding Update and Women in Business: Wednesday’s Show (May 27, 2015)

Posted on · <a href=”https://storify.com/KUHFNews/houston-mayor-declares-state-of-disaster-following” target=”_blank”>View “undefined” on Storify</a> We have the latest on this week’s flooding in and around Houston on today’s Houston Matters. We lead off with representatives from Harris County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service. We learn what cleanup and recovery efforts are underway, and what more we can expect in terms of […]

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Fire Dept.: Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Posted on · With the forecast calling for heavy showers, firefighters are on alert should conditions reflect a flash flood situation. Emergency responders also say the public could make their jobs a little easier by following basic safety tips.

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Emergency Managers Say Houston Weather Never Surprises

Posted on · Yesterday's surprise deluge across the Houston area is a good example of how unpredictable our weather is. Forecasters expected rain, but nowhere near the amount we received. Local emergency and planning officials say nothing surprises them anymore in Houston.

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Flooding Causes Problems For Motorists

Posted on · Navigating Houston roads and freeways during the peak of today's storm, there's a good chance you had to turn around at least once or twice after running into a flooded street.

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Major Project to Reduce Flooding

Posted on · After nearly two decades of construction, the widening and deepening of the final segment of Sims Bayou is underway. The project is designed to reduce flooding along the bayou in south central Houston and Harris County. Pat Hernandez takes a look at the project.

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Using Google to Warn of Flooding

Posted on · The flood warning system that protects the Texas Medical Center gets an upgrade. Web-based maps have been added that allow users to be warned about impending floods that could impact the area around the Medical Center. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Street Flooding: Dangerous to Health and Pocketbook

Posted on · When you're stuck on the road in heavy rain, most people just want to get home. But deciding to cross a flooded intersection could not only be dangerous for you, it could also cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your car. Bill Stamps has more.