Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou in Houston. Photo by Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle

Good Habits Go Into Overdrive When Storm Hits Home

Precinct 6 Deputy Constables Sgt. Paul Fernandez, Sgt. Michael Tran and Sgt. Radha Patel rescue an elderly woman from rising water near Brays Bayou in Houston. Photo by Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle.

Standing next to her home, which flooded and fell into a sinkhole, Linda Bonner hugs her granddaughter Gaige-Lyn Gray in Channelview, Texas. Photo by Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle.