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  • 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.

  • *Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. ROCKPORT, 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. Texas utility companies said just under a quarter of a...

  • *Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. 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. Texas utility companies said nearly a quarter...

  • 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...