The Houston Chronicle published some astounding numbers as officials begin to assess the scope of the storms damage.
According to the Chronicle,
"6,044: Number of single-family homes destroyed in Texas
770: Homes destroyed in Harris County
82,422: Homes damaged in Texas
41,159: Homes damaged in Harris County
$179.68 million: Damage to public property in 84 local jurisdictions
$38.2 million: Damage to public property in Harris County
14,000: Number of Texas National Guard troops deployed
24,000: Number to be deployed by late next week
34,575: Approximate number of evacuees in shelters statewide
27,417: Approximate number in shelters in Greater Houston area"
This is just the beginning. The profound long lasting legacy of Harvey is still to be determined on the region.
More numbers can be reviewed HERE!