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Gulf Coast surveys damage as Harvey stalls inland

by Kiley Crossland & Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/26/17, 07:07 pm

UPDATE: Emergency crews are beginning to survey the damage from Hurricane Harvey in Texas towns where the storm slammed ashore. Now a tropical storm, Harvey is spinning in place over south-central Texas, inundating cities such as Austin and San Antonio with rain. The Austin American-Statesman, citing a county judge, reported at least one person died and up to 14 were injured along the coast. In the island community of Port Aransas, population 3,800, officials were unable to fully survey the town because of massive damage.

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Associated Press/Photo by Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald

Texas coast braces for first hurricane in nearly a decade

by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/24/17, 10:57 am

HOUSTON—The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for much of the Texas coast as Tropical Storm Harvey churns slowly through the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters predict the storm, though weak in terms of wind strength, could dump as much as 20 inches of rain on some parts of the state. “Harvey is looking like it’s going to just meander around the area,” National Weather Service meteorologist Penny Zabel said Thursday.

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