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  • Texas state coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour winds. Harvey is the strongest storm to hit Texas, the center of the U.S. oil and...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey moved slowly but powerfully across Texas on Saturday, downgraded to a Category 2 storm, but only after hammering the coast with life-threatening winds and the prospect of catastrophic flooding. Harvey was downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane by the National...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm on Friday, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The storm is expected to move slowly over the...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm on Friday, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The storm is expected to move slowly over the...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm on Friday, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The storm is expected to move slowly over the...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade hit the mainland United States. Fueled by the warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Harvey became the first Category 4 hurricane to wallop...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 130 miles per hour, the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The hurricane made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi around 10 p.m. CDT, bringing with it a...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 130 miles per hour, the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The hurricane made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor around 10 p.m. CDT and is expected to dump over 3 feet of rain along the Texas...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- The eye of Hurricane Harvey began to push onto the Texas coast on Friday bringing with it winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- The eye of Hurricane Harvey began to push onto the Texas coast on Friday bringing with it winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana bracing for...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana bracing for...

  • Following are the deadliest hurricanes to make landfall in the United States since 1851, the earliest year for which the National Weather Service keeps such data:. It killed at least 8,000 people, according to the National Weather Service. An estimated 2,500 people died, but the figure could be as high as 3,000, according to the National Weather Service.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 125 miles per hour and 12- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with flood warnings in effect for Louisiana and northern...

  • Aug 25- The destruction that heavy rain and floods from Hurricane Harvey could inflict on Texas would add to the pile of debt owed by a federal flood insurance program that is due to expire in September, advocacy groups said. Most of it covered claims from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, and floods in 2016, the programs third most severe...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey moved closer to the Texas coast on Friday and residents were warned to take shelter from 125 mile-per-hour winds and 12- foot ocean surges when the most powerful storm in over a decade slams the mainland United States. The storm was expected to hit land near Corpus Christi, Texas, around 9 p.m. CDT then stall and dump...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey moved closer to the Texas coast on Friday and residents were warned to take shelter from 125 mile-per-hour winds and 12- foot ocean surges when the most powerful storm in over a decade slams the mainland United States. The storm was expected to hit land near Corpus Christi, Texas, around 9 p.m. CDT then stall and dump...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey intensified on Friday and was poised to hit the mainland United States this evening as the most powerful storm in more than a decade and authorities warned residents to shelter from life-threatening winds and flooding. Forecasters said the storm would hit land near Corpus Christi, Texas, around 8 p.m. or 9 p.m. CDT,...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25 (Reuters)- Businesses closed and lines of cars streamed out of coastal Texas as officials called for residents to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Harvey, expected to arrive about midnight as the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. mainland in more than a decade. The hurricane is forecast to slam first near Corpus Christi, Texas, drop flooding...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Businesses closed and lines of cars streamed out of coastal Texas as officials called for residents to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Harvey, expected to arrive about midnight as the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. mainland in more than a decade. The hurricane is forecast to slam first near Corpus Christi, Texas, drop flooding rains...