Series executive producer and costar Debbie Allen is a Houston native

By Ruth Kinane
August 28, 2017 at 05:02 PM EDT
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The doctors of Grey’s Anatomy are sharing their love for Houston on Twitter.

Debbie Allen, who portrays Dr. Catherine Avery on the ABC show, posted a video to her Twitter account Monday alongside Chandra Wilson (Chief Miranda Bailey) and one of the show’s writers Meg Marinis, to express well wishes for those facing dangerous weather conditions in Houston, Texas due to tropical storm Harvey.

“Houston, we love you and we are thinking about you. From all of us at Grey’s Anatomy,” say the three women in the clip. Allen, who is from Houston, also added a caption to the short video that shares a link to the Red Cross site, encouraging people to donate to the flooded city: “To Houston from @GreysABC Help here:”

The actress had previously tweeted a still from a news report with a caption, “My hometown Houston God Speed.” The photo shows victims of the flood being aided by good samaritan efforts after they had become trapped due to treacherous conditions and heavy rainfall.

Harvey has dumped some 25 inches of rain on Houston two days after the then-hurricane landfall northeast of Corpus Christi (around 220 miles southeast of Houston) Friday night. The extreme flooding has left many Houston residents stranded in their homes while emergency and rescue crews scramble to reach the overwhelming number of people calling for aid.

Grey’s Anatomy returns for its 14th season on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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