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Tropical Storm Harvey has set a record for rainfall in the continental US, according to the National Weather Service. The storm has poured 51.88 inches of rain into Cedar Bayou, Texas.

The previous record for rainfall in the continental US was 48 inches, also in Texas, during cyclone Amelia in 1978. However, the all-time record of 52 inches happened near Hawaii in 1950 — and it’s still possible for the storm to exceed the all-time record.

Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday, but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Hurricane classification is based on wind speed; while hurricane-force winds can cause damage, most of Harvey’s destruction has been from all the rain it’s dumped on Texas. The flooding is…

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