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Use your phone, social media to stay informed during Harvey

Several feet of rain have fallen in southeast Texas, flooding many major cities and causing extensive, historic devastation.

As much as 40-50 inches of rain are still expected to fall in some areas of Texas in the coming days.

With such an erratic storm system moving so close to our homes, many are asking what the best way to stay up to date it.

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WAFB’s First Alert Stormteam will continue to track Harvey, and will be doing scheduled Facebook live sessions to provide periodic updates and to field viewers’ questions.

WAFB First Alert Stormteam on Facebook
Diane Deaton | Steve Caparotta | Jay Grymes | Jeff Morrow

Twitter is a very useful tool when you’re in need of frequent updates that may be pushed out in between broadcasts. Our Stormteam tweets out information all day long, even when they’re not at the station. Getting this information as fast as possible, can help keep you prepared.

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