Daily Historical Weather for April 8
A cluster of severe storms produced significant damage and flooding over parts of Brazoria, Harris and Galveston counties back in 2002. Quarter to golf ball sized hail damaged 200 to 300 homes on the west end of Galveston Island and strong winds tore roofs off another 20 homes. Very heavy rain accompanied these storms and flood waters were 2 to 3 feet deep around Hobby Airport and around San Jacinto Junior College. Rainfall at Houston Hobby airport was 5.38 inches.