The damage assessment is beginning in neighborhoods across Houston as the light winds and moderate downpours associated with Tropical Storm Edouard begin to subside.
Storm drains, which often back up when heavy rains fall in Southeast Texas, appear to be functioning normally in West Houston. No overflowing bayous have been observed either. So far, clean up efforts in Westchase have focused on the high number of leaves that have fallen into neighborhood swimming pools clogging skimmers.
Patricia Dixon at the HEB at 11815 Westheimer says you can return bottled water purchased at that store if you still have the receipt.
-- Robb Walsh