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Timeline: How Harvey Developed and Traveled to Texas

Harvey is forecast to continue weakening as it moves inland, but several inches of rain is still expected to fall on cities in the storm's path in the coming days. Later in the morning, the President and the First Lady will arrive in Corpus Christi, Texas, and will receive a briefing on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts with local leadership and relief organizations.


Warning as levee breached near Houston

Warning as levee breached near Houston

He said a mandatory evacuation order was issued Sunday. "This is something we've never seen before", he added - an oft-repeated refrain in the region in recent days. Brazoria County is just south of Houston. Houston reservoirs full from storm Harvey's heavy rains are starting to overflow, forcing authorities to release more water into the city's swollen drainage system to alleviate pressure on two dams.


Animals rescued in the aftermath of Harvey

Animals rescued in the aftermath of Harvey

It is a shame the owners of these dogs will never be held accountable for their cruel decision to not just take them to a shelter or at the very least set them free with a chance to find shelter and fend for themselves. My shelter can take animals, how can we help? The shelter is open from noon-5 p.m. on Sundays for receiving and adopting animals. Several staff at the Galveston Island Humane Society were considering sleeping on an air mattresses alongside 200 animals sheltered in place, ...


White House releases plans for President Trump's visit Wednesday

White House releases plans for President Trump's visit Wednesday

President Donald Trump said he wants to travel to Texas "ASAP" to show the state that it has support from the federal government as it grapples with damage from Hurricane Harvey , a senior administration official said Saturday. A spokeswoman for House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said: "We will help those affected by this awful disaster". "And believe me, we will be bigger, better, stronger than ever before".


Dry Today, but Rain Returns Tomorrow

Dry Today, but Rain Returns Tomorrow

Sunday should be slightly drier with Monday being the best day for any outdoor activities. The potential track of Harvey has become a little more defined, with a good amount of the models in agreement that it could make a run for the ArkLaMiss by Wednesday and into Thursday .


Women dressed as nuns suspected in attempted bank robbery

Women dressed as nuns suspected in attempted bank robbery

It happened just after noon at the Citizens Bank in Tannersville. It's unknown whether the women fled in a vehicle or on foot. "The FBI described the suspects as Hispanic females standing between 5'0" and 5'2" and of medium build.