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Hurricane Harvey by the numbers and statistics

Note: We will continue to update these figures. 

Hurricane Harvey information as of Sunday, September 3, 2017 

Sources:  NHC, CNN, Houston Chronicle, AP, CBS, Wired, USA Today

Texas Governor Greg Abbot warned the Harvey bill could be $180 billion. He said the area affected is larger than that hit by 2005's Hurricane Katrina and 2012's Superstorm Sandy.

“This disaster is going to be a landmark event,” said Brock Long, director of FEMA.

The storm and resulting rainfall proved catastrophic and will likely be "the worst natural disaster in American history," according to Dr. Joel N. Myers, AccuWeather's founder, president and chairman.

Isolated rainfall totals from Harvey reached 50 inches. National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist said rainfall totals for Houston averaged around 40 inches or higher.

Some 325,000 people and businesses had applied for FEMA assistance in the first week.

About 100,000 homes were damaged by Hurricane Harvey, according to Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert.

Thirty-three counties in Texas under federal disaster declarations.

Insurance companies have received at least 100,000 claims for cars impacted by Harvey, according to Wired. Seventy-five percent of those claims have been for totaled cars, with the number of claims expected to rise. Others estimate Harvey has destroyed up to five times more: Cox Automotive chief economist Jonathan Smoke told USA Today he believed 300,000 to 500,000 vehicles were destroyed by Harvey's path — with many of those covered by insurance.

Both of Houston's airports were closed due to weather conditions and flooding. Southwest Airline’s Houston Hobby hub was reopened Saturday, September 2 after six days.

One-fifth of the nation's refinery capacity was idled - and 40 percent of the Gulf Coast capacity.

President Donald Trump visited Texas and Louisiana twice and Vice President Mike Pence visited Texas once in the eight days after Harvey landfall.