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Hurricane Harvey in the words of KPRC2 anchors & reporters

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HOUSTON – With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, KPRC2 anchors and reporters take a look back at covering the catastrophic storm and its aftermath.

Here are their memories in their own words:

Britta Merwin:

 

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The images are so clear in my mind despite how muddy the water was. The smell of the debris the quiet still that...

Posted by KPRC2 Britta Merwin on Monday, August 27, 2018

Frank Billingsley:

Haley Hernandez:

"During Hurricane #Harvey, while I spent my days and nights covering the rescues coming in to GRB and subsequently the overcrowding, I witnessed some incredible acts of bravery and generosity. First of all, people listened to public media when deciding whether to leave their belongings behind and come to shelters and they acted in intelligent ways that probably saved lives. People listened when GRB was running short on dry clothes, blankets, medications. People SHOWED UP with everything we asked for and for that, Houston has my whole heart. Then, behind the scenes, there were the officers at GRB who helped me laugh to keep me awake, the officers who stood on their feet for 48+ hours because they couldn't get home so they just kept working, and Officer Theragood for this kind gesture that sums up #HoustonStrong... Here's to hoping you had a year of dry socks Sheldon Theragood! KPRC TV Channel 2"

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A year of dry socks

During Hurricane #Harvey, while I spent my days and nights covering the rescues coming in to GRB and subsequently the overcrowding, I witnessed some incredible acts of bravery and generosity. First of all, people listened to public media when deciding whether to leave their belongings behind and come to shelters and they acted in intelligent ways that probably saved lives. People listened when GRB was running short on dry clothes, blankets, medications. People SHOWED UP with everything we asked for and for that, Houston has my whole heart. Then, behind the scenes, there were the officers at GRB who helped me laugh to keep me awake, the officers who stood on their feet for 48+ hours because they couldn't get home so they just kept working, and Officer Theragood for this kind gesture that sums up #HoustonStrong... Here's to hoping you had a year of dry socks Sheldon Theragood! KPRC TV Channel 2

Posted by KPRC2 Haley Hernandez on Monday, August 27, 2018

Eric Braate:

"One year ago today I woke up to this. After a night of relentless rain, Hurricane Harvey had flooded my neighborhood to the point that water was beginning to come into our garage. I will never forget the fear, the helplessness. . . wondering if the water would take over the house. Fortunately, it stopped short. We were so very lucky! But I still needed to find a way to work. #HarveyHero KPRC2 Owen Conflenti swept in with his monster truck to rescue me, KPRC2 Justin Stapleton and Jerry Martin, getting us to KPRC2 / Click2Houston in time for us to continue our coverage of the storm! #hurricaneharvey #harvey2017"

 

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One year ago today I woke up to this. After a night of relentless rain, Hurricane Harvey had flooded my neighborhood to the point where water was entering our garage. I will never forget the fear, the helplessness. . . wondering if the water would take over the house. Fortunately, it stopped short — by inches. We were so very lucky. But I still needed to find a way to work. My SUV would not make it. That’s when #HarveyHero KPRC2 Owen Conflenti swept in with his monster truck to rescue not only me, but KPRC2 Justin Stapleton and Jerry Martin, too, getting us to KPRC2 / Click2Houston in time for us to continue our coverage of the storm! #hurricaneharvey #harvey2017

Posted by KPRC2 Eric Braate on Monday, August 27, 2018

Ryan Korsgard:

"A few #harvey memories KPRC2 / Click2Houston"

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A few #harvey memories KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Posted by KPRC2 Ryan Korsgard on Monday, August 27, 2018

Robert Arnold:

"Harvey delivered some of the worst destruction we have ever seen. Jeovany and I covered the storm and will have an update on recovery at 6:30pm on KPRC2 / Click2Houston"

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Harvey delivered some of the worst destruction we have ever seen. Jeovany and I covered the storm and will have an update on recovery at 6:30pm on KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Posted by KPRC2 Robert Arnold on Monday, August 27, 2018

Syan Rhodes:

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#HurricaneHarvey #OneYearLater A year ago, starting our first shift of what would be round the clock coverage, in the...

Posted by KPRC2 Syan Rhodes on Sunday, August 26, 2018

Cathy Hernandez:

"ONE YEAR AGO: The devastation of #HurricaneHarvey began. Families in East Houston grabbed their loved ones and a few belongings to escape their flooded homes. #kprc2 KPRC2"

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ONE YEAR AGO: The devastation of #HurricaneHarvey began. Families in East Houston grabbed their loved ones and a few belongings to escape their flooded homes. #kprc2 KPRC2

Posted by KPRC2 Cathy Hernandez on Monday, August 27, 2018

Andy Cerota:

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#HARVEY For me, when I think back on Hurricane Harvey - what still resonates with me today is how Harvey brought out...

Posted by KPRC2 Andy Cerota on Monday, August 27, 2018

Justin Stapleton:

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A year ago, I was on your TV in the middle of a week that changed SE Texas forever. It was my first hurricane ... I was...

Posted by KPRC2 Justin Stapleton on Monday, August 27, 2018

Adam Wexler:

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A year ago at this time, I was feeling like many of you in our city and surrounding areas - concerned for my family, not...

Posted by KPRC2 Adam Wexler on Monday, August 27, 2018

Leigh Frillici:

On this anniversary of Harvey…there are so many memories from our days covering the story. The first night the storm...

Posted by KPRC2 Leigh Frillici on Monday, August 27, 2018

Joel Eisenbaum:

 

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I remember this spot. #Harvey KPRC2 / Click2Houston

Posted by KPRC2 Joel Eisenbaum on Monday, August 27, 2018

Dominique Sachse:

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Reflecting on Harvey, one year later: I grew up in the Memorial area of Houston and have a childlike sense of...

Posted by KPRC2 Dominique Sachse on Monday, August 27, 2018

Jacob Rascon:

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Photo from Harvey one year ago. Hard to believe it’s been that long. Unless you lost your car, home or job. Then maybe...

Posted by KPRC2 Jacob Rascon on Tuesday, August 28, 2018