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  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- Houston will receive two to three feet of additional rain in the coming days, Mayor Sylvester Turner warned residents on Saturday as the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years moved inland. Houston has received about 16 inches of rain as a result of Harvey while neighboring Corpus Christi has seen about 20 inches.

  • *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...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- Houston will receive two to three feet of rain in the coming days, Mayor Sylvester Turner said on Saturday as the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years moved inland. "This is serious," Turner said in a televised interview as Tropical Storm Harvey lashed the state. "It is important that people stay off the roads."

  • 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...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Saturday it had limited operations at its Galena Park marine terminal near Houston due to Tropical Storm Harvey. The U.S. Coast Guard has also suspended inbound and outbound barge and ship traffic from the terminal due to the storm. Galena Park had the most gasoline loadings to Mexico of any U.S. terminal last...

  • 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...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey weakened to a category 1 hurricane as it moved inland over Texas on Saturday and would likely become a tropical storm later, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Harvey was the strongest storm in more than 50 years to hit Texas when it came ashore late Friday as a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

  • A car surrounded by floodwaters in Point Comfort, Texas.

    The storm continued to pose a threat even as it weakened hours after it made landfall in Texas.

  • 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...