Evacuations underway ahead of Hurricane Harvey

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim reports from the San Antonio, Texas, evacuation center that took in more than 25,000 people after Hurricane Katrina and is now expecting to house evacuees from Hurricane Harvey.
0:51 | 08/25/17

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Harvey is causing travel delays. 83% of flights to Corpus Christi already canceled overnight. Most flights in and out of Houston not expected to be affected until tonight and major airlines are waiving cancellation fees for people traveling through the storm's path. Thousands are evacuating try to make it out before it hits and ABC's Eva pilgrim is there at the evacuation center in San Antonio, Texas, which took in more than 25,000 after hurricane Katrina back in 2005. Good morning. Reporter: Yeah, staging happening here in San Antonio this morning. We are seeing first responders and charter buses gathering nearby here at the AT&T center. San Antonio, a state and Feder federally designated evacuation center. Now, tens of thousands heading here as they get out of Harvey's way. There are 40,000 plus hotel rooms and preps are happening right now to get those warehouses and schools ready for that influx of people. One of the major issues with this storm we're expecting a lot of rain here. There's real concern for flooding as all those people head this way. Amy.

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