National Hurricane Center releases official report on Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey nearing landfall in Texas. (Image Source: NASA / NOAA GOES Project / MGN)
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BRYAN, Tex (KBTX) - Five months to the day of the Texas landfall of Major Hurricane Harvey, the National Hurricane Center has released its official report of the historic storm.

The storm killed at least 68 people, which is the most from a tropical cyclone in Texas since 1919.

With inflation adjusted, estimated damage from Harvey was near $125 billion, making it the second-most costly US hurricane, behind Katrina in 2005.

Over 60 inches fell at a reporting site in Nederland, which is unofficially the most rain ever recorded from a tropical cyclone in the United States.

Harvey was the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in Texas since Carla in 1961.

You can read and/or download the full 76 page report here: