Traffic lights uprooted by the wind in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Forecasts called for Harvey to move along Texas and up through Louisiana, with storm surges of 13 feet and more than three feet of rain expected in some areas. Most victims were in Louisiana, but neighbouring MS also was hard hit.
The dawning day revealed a broken moonscape of debris and twisted trees.
The Department of Criminal Justice says inmates from the Ramsey, Terrell, and Stringfellow Units in Rosharon are being taken by bus to other prisons in East Texas. "4 (hurricane) right on the nose, and we'd appreciate everyone's prayers".
Hurricane Harvey roared into Texas overnight north of this city as the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in 56 years, flooding low-lying coastal areas, leaving tens of thousands of people without power and promising that stragglers who didn't evacuate would wake up to disaster today. It made landfall again later on the northeastern shore of Copano Bay.
Bossert also touted Trump's abilities to lead the federal government as the nation awaited what will be its first Category 3 hurricane to make landfall in nearly 12 years.
VICTORIA, Texas ― Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon, but meteorologists are warning that the storm still carries the potential for "catastrophic and life-threatening flooding".
Giants vs. Jets in preseason action
After holding the Jets offense to another three-and-out, the Giants again found themselves in the midst of a solid drive. Wide receiver Roger Lewis Jr. dropped a potential touchdown, but came back on the next play to convert on a fourth down.
By dawn, more than half a metre of rain had fallen in some places.
Hurricane Harvey is Donald Trump's first major natural disaster as president.
In 2005, Bush faced severe criticism after FEMA appeared unprepared for the devastating damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina.
Mr Trump said he had signed a disaster proclamation which "unleashes the full force of government help" shortly before Harvey made landfall.
President Trump tweeted Friday that he is monitoring the storm from Camp David.
Even with winds gradually decreasing, state and city officials are still urging drivers to keep off the roads for now. In addition, scientists expect that as human-caused global warming continues and the atmosphere holds more moisture, tropical storms and hurricanes will produce heavier rains.
Flash flood warnings and watches remained in effect for parts of southeastern Texas, Aug. 26, 2017.
Abbott said roughly 338,000 power outages have been reported, and it may be days before power is restored, as crews have to wait until winds are below a certain level to safely address the problem.
In the near future, I'm sure we'll be seeing more protests, rallies, and things that will anger us. "I really believe that". In Reno, Trump pointed to veterans as examples of the kind of national pride and unity he says he's trying to inspire.
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Due to climate change and new tankers, Russian Federation expects there will be 150 annual crossings by 2020. The Christophe de Margerie is the world's first and, at present, only ice-breaking LNG carrier.
The Venezuelan government has asked the United Nations to reject a recent USA threat made against the South American country. The US National Security Adviser (NSA) has said that no military action plan was now being considered for Venezuela.
At the same time, he has floated the possibility of naming current economic adviser Gary Cohn to replace her as Fed chair. She also said that "a broader set of changes to the new financial regulatory framework may deserve consideration".
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Equities research analysts expect that International Business Machines Corporation will post $13.76 EPS for the current year. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Bank of America.
A perfectly-timed left-hook caught Cleverly flush on the chin at the end the fourth, before Jack went to work in the fifth. Jack pressures Cleverly with a lot of hard uppercuts and Cleverly is forced to defend with no opportunity to counter.
Chandrababu Naidu had expressed his willingness and I also told the same to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao too. Governor ENL Narasimhan said Venkaiah Naidu is a disciplined person, able administrator and a good human being.
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Raikkonen says Vettel tow was his own idea
It would be great to score a good result here and it is a track that has been good to this team previously". Congratulations, fans of mumbling weirdo in Formula One: Kimi Räikkönen is staying at Ferrari, ...
Cordell Brown states he was arrested for arson
Cordell Brown, the father of the five-month-old boy, said Friday he had been arrested and charged with arson. Police confirmed that an autopsy determined Hunter had died due to smoke inhalation, and the fire was arson.
Tyrod Taylor leaves Bills game with concussion
Athletic trainers raced onto the field to stop him from trying to jog off and slowly walked him to the sideline. A bad day got even worse for the Buffalo Bills early in Saturday's preseason game against the Ravens.
Barcelona set to unveil Dembele
Additionally, the size of that deal has had a knock-on effect on the rest of the market, with prices inflated across Europe. The France global is comfortable on both feet, has electric pace and can leave defenders flummoxed with his agility.