Aug 26, 2017

Photos: Harvey batters Texas

David J. Phillip / AP

Tropical Storm Harvey was a Category 4 hurricane when it made landfall Friday near Corpus Christi, Texas. The winds have died down considerably but the real concern now is rain, as devastating flooding is predicted over the next few days.

Friday, before landfall
A man walks with a surf board in GalvestonAP
A family waits to be evacuated in Corpus ChristiEric Gay / AP
A man takes a photo in Corpus ChristiEric Gay / AP
Friday night, Harvey arrives
Corpus ChristiEric Gay / AP
Corpus ChristiEric Gay / AP
Saturday, the destruction
The town of Aransas Pass, TXEric Gay / AP
Palacios, TXEric Gay / AP
Victoria, TXEric Gay / AP

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