Photos and Video Of The Houston-Area Floods From Our Readers

I-10 and Washington flood

We normally only publish articles about food and beverage in the Houston area, but we’re making an exception to document an exceptionally bad time.

Here are first-hand photos and videos from our readers that show the mind-boggling flooding in the Houston area caused by Hurricane (now tropical storm) Harvey. It is destroying homes, damaging businesses and even washing away roads.

All photos and videos have been used with permission and remain the property of their owners. We will add to this gallery as time allows today. Readers are welcome to submit additional photos or video links, but please note we must have permission from the photographer in order to consider publishing his or her work.

Video of a water rescue at 610 and Braeswood by Adam Brackman

Shot from the pedestrian bridge over White Oak Bayou. Video by Fulton Broemer.


Water falls onto 59 from the streets above. Video by Mike Copenhaver.


45 if you’re exiting McKinney. #hurricaneharvey #downtownhouston

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truck flooded downtown
The unlucky owner of this truck parked downtown is going to be very disappointed. Photo by Brandon Ricks


downtown flooding near Spaghetti Warehouse
This photo, shot near The Spaghetti Warehouse in downtown Houston, proves that even the ducks want nothing to do with this flooding. Photo by Andreea Jula


Travis Street Flood
Looking down Travis Street from El Big Bad. Photo by Federico Montemayor Jr.


flood north main at 45
North Main at I-45, shot from a bridge above. Photo by Mikey Nguyen


Rosenburg road washed away
Floods washed away part of this bridge in Rosenberg. Photo by Jessica Schmidt


Cypresswood flooded parking lot
An almost totally submerged car in the Kroger parking lot at Cypresswood and Highway 249. Photo by Troy Fields


Wortham Center flood
Looking across the flood at Wortham Center. Photo by Mauro Luna


Briargrove park flood
Canoeing down a residential lane in Briargrove Park. Photo by Lauren Postler

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