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  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Rescue crews raced against rising floodwaters early on Sunday to pull hundreds of stranded residents from their homes and cars in southeast Texas as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, roared inland. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter early on Sunday the death toll could rise, with his deputies responding to reports of a deceased woman and child inside a submerged vehicle on Interstate 10 near Houston. The second confirmed fatality from Tropical Storm Harvey...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. The second confirmed fatality from Tropical Storm Harvey came on Saturday evening as a woman attempted to drive through flooded streets on Houston's west side, said Sergeant Colin Howard of the Houston police department. Authorities have urged residents to stay off the streets of Houston and other southeast Texas cities...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 27- A second person was killed on Saturday as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years, roared inland, knocking out power to more than 200,000 people and threatening catastrophic flooding. Authorities have urged residents to stay off the streets of Houston and other southeast Texas...

  • Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- A second person was killed on Saturday as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years, roared inland, knocking out power to more than 230,000 people and threatening catastrophic flooding. Harvey slammed into Texas late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers...

  • Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain and affecting heavily...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. It has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland,...

  • Gulf of Mexico waiting to dock at Galveston port. "We talk daily with the cruise ship operators as well as the city of Galveston and the Galveston Port Authority in order to try to identify opportunities to be able to get these cruise ships in," said Kevin Oditt, commander of the Coast Guard sector Houston- Galveston. The Coast Guard unit in Corpus Christi, Texas...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. One person died in a house fire in the town of Rockport, 30 miles north of the city of Corpus Christi, as Harvey...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years has killed at least one person and is now threatening catastrophic flooding as it lumbers inland and dumps torrential rains, authorities said on Saturday. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late...

  • ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years dumped torrential rain as it moved inland on Saturday, threatening widespread floods across the U.S. state and possibly in the city of Houston. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to lash Texas for days, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain after battering the coast when it came ashore on...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Craig Uggen stopped short in his white Ford truck on Friday as gusting winds from Hurricane Harvey pushed waves from Corpus Christi Bay over the road. His anxiety rose with the water, now covering half his front wheels. Only one shelter, the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, remained open as the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- The U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday afternoon that Hurricane Harvey had weakened to tropical storm strength with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour over central Texas. Harvey roared ashore overnight as a category 4 hurricane with winds over 130 mph just north of Corpus Christi, Texas. The storm is expected to cause...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Craig Uggen stopped short in his white Ford truck as gusting winds from Hurricane Harvey pushed waves from Corpus Christi Bay over the road. His anxiety rose with the water, now covering half his front wheels. Only one shelter, the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, remained open as the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961 approached.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Craig Uggen stopped short in his white Ford truck as gusting winds from Hurricane Harvey pushed waves from Corpus Christi Bay over the road. His anxiety rose with the water, now covering half his front wheels. Only one shelter, the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, remained open as the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961 approached.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Craig Uggen stopped short in his white Ford truck as gusting winds from Hurricane Harvey pushed waves from Corpus Christi Bay over the road. His anxiety rose with the water, now covering half his front wheels. Only one shelter, the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, remained open as the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961 approached.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Craig Uggen stopped short in his white Ford truck as gusting winds from Hurricane Harvey pushed waves from Corpus Christi Bay over the road. His anxiety rose with the water, now covering half his front wheels. Only one shelter, the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, remained open as the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961 approached.