Initially, staffers working at the station moved KHOU’s coverage from the first-floor studio to a second-floor conference room.
KHOU reporter: "Water's coming up around my feet as we speak... water is just about to pour inside the TV station" https://t.co/04PF1q3dkE?ncid=edlinkushpmg00000313— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) August 27, 2017
KHOU broadcasting live out of their upstairs conference room because water is now flooding into their studio. Just scary... pic.twitter.com/E3oYKeOO0b— Eric Burris (@EricBurrisWESH) August 27, 2017
The move upstairs did not last long. Within an hour, reporters at the station tweeted videos of water pouring through the newsroom’s front doors. When the alarms went off, the journalists had no choice but to evacuate.
The station is located just outside the downtown area and across the street from Buffalo Bayou, one of many locations experiencing major flooding due to the hurricane.
Since Harvey made landfall two days ago, Houston has been faced with catastrophic flooding conditions. On Sunday, the National Weather Service tweeted:
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.