Texas Standard For August 30, 2017
Road signs down, trees uprooted, power and food in short supply, but on the horizon, unmistakable signs of hope. The road to recovery, today on the Texas Standard.
As Tropical Storm Harvey moves northeast dumping torrential rain on the Golden Triangle and the Texas/Louisiana border, recovery efforts kick into gear further south. Today we’re broadcasting live from the Corpus Christi area, where Harvey first made landfall a few miles north. Destruction is so severe, there’s still a curfew in place. We’ll hear how the area’s trying to move forward, and what’s still needed. And: A warning on filing insurance claims and why so-called “500-year” floods are more frequent than the name suggests. We’re live from the coastal bend and it’s Texas Standard time: