The size of the Houston Urban Sprawl puts the Flood Disaster in Context

I had no idea Houston was so massive. This (plus the suburbs which aren’t shown here) puts the urban flooding disaster and the potential costs and ongoing risk to life in even greater context. Very sad situation for America’s 4th largest city by population.

Comparison of Houston city limits with that of other major large cities. Map courtesy of @RedTRaccoon on Twitter.

Meanwhile in Houston…

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Author: Meteorologist Nick Humphrey

Meteorologist and geoscientist in Lincoln, NE. Seattle, WA native. Love weather, storm chasing/photography and planetary science.

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