15 Devastating Photos That Show Just How Much Damage Hurricane Harvey Truly Caused In Texas
Hurricane Harvey: the worst flood event in U.S. history. Millions throughout South and Southeast Texas have lost their homes, vehicles, places of business, and even loved ones. If you didn’t experience the storm itself, these 15 photos will give you a glimpse of now only how devastating this disaster truly was, but how Texans band together in our darkest hours to help one another and ensure each other’s safety.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
If you and/or your loved ones were affected by Hurricane Harvey, just know that our deepest condolences are with you. Although this storm has been an absolute nightmare, it has shown us that the hospitable spirit of Texans persists even during the darkest of days.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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