FAS4 and FAS5 PERFORMANCE | Past Storms
  • Dates: Sep 16th – Sep 20th, 2019

  • Storm Duration: 3 days

  • With some areas in Houston getting over 43 inches of rain, Imelda has caused five deaths and a total damage of over 5 billion dollars.

  • The Texas Medical Center received 8.5 inches of rain in three days during Imelda.

  • Water in Brays Bayou near TMC has reached a maximum height of 39 ft, in comparison to  its normal height at 17 ft.

  • To read more about Tropical Storm Imelda, follow this link to NBC News:

  • Date: Dec 7th, 2018

  • Storm Duration: 9 hours

  • Houston Started to receive heavy rainfall starting from the evening of Dec 7th, continuing until 3am in the morning. Flooding occurred around midnight, when many roadways and neighborhoods were under water.

  • The Texas Medical Center received 4.5 inches of rain starting from the night of the 7th.

  • Water in Brays Bayou near TMC has reached a maximum height of 37 ft, 20 ft higher than its normal height at 17 ft. The gage height is comparable to that of Tropical Storm Imelda and the Independence Day Flood.

  • To read more about the Dec 7th Flood, follow this link to Houston Chronicle.

  • Date: July 4th, 2018

  • Storm Duration: 7 hours

  • Heavy rainfall hit Houston on the morning of Independence Day, followed by flash floods. Many roadways and neighborhoods were flooded.

  • The Texas Medical Center received 5.6 inches of rain on July 4th.

  • Water in Brays Bayou near TMC has reached a maximum height of 37 ft, 20 ft higher than its normal height at 17 ft. The gage height is close to its height during Tropical Storm Imelda.

  • To read more about Independence Day flood, follow this link to ABC13 News: https://abc13.com/houston-rainfall-record-records-weather/3704650/

  • Dates: Aug 26th– Sep 2nd, 2017

  • Storm Duration: 5 days

  • The devastating flooding caused more than 100 deaths, and caused 125 billion dollars in damage (source: Houston Chronicle)

  • The Texas Medical Center received over 29 inches of rain over the week of Harvey.

  • The USGS Gage for Brays Bayou on Main Street near Texas Medical Center recorded a maximum gage height of 45 feet, which is 28 feet higher than its normal height.

  • To read more about Harvey, follow this link to the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD)

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