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With Water Rising, Houston Officials Urge Residents To Stay Off Roads

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610. (David J. Phillip/AP)
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Rescue efforts are underway in Houston, where some residents are trapped inside their homes by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Harvey, now a tropical storm, is expected to bring heavy rain to the area for several more days.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti gets the latest from NPR's Rebecca Hersher (@rhersher) in Texas.

This segment aired on August 28, 2017.

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