Hurricane Harvey continues to hammer Texas with a deluge of wind and rain, as communities and emergency responders prepare for rescues and damage assessment amid potential flash flooding and tornadoes across the state’s Gulf Coast. The massive hurricane, which has now weakened, slammed into the Texas coast at 10 p.m. local time Friday as a Category 4

storm, unleashing a vicious wrath of torrential rain and 130 miles per hour maximum sustained winds with even stronger gusts, according to the National Weather Service. Harvey’s eye was just 30 miles away from the coastal city of Corpus Christi when the storm made landfall over the northern end of San Jose Island between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor. READ MORE