At least eight people died, a dozen were injured, and about 30,000 were forced to seek shelter as a consequence of the storm. But as devastating as it has been for people in the region, we've seen more acts of heroism and solidarity than we can count. And so far, about 2,000 people have been rescued from their homes.
On Sunday, the Houston Police Department tweeted, "Anyone with a boat who can volunteer to help please call 713-881-3100
From first responders to every day folks, people responded to the call and went out to help those in need. Ahead, take a look at eight moments of heroism in Texas over the past weekend.