Hurricane Harvey expected to hit Texas as category 3 storm

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the path of the storm, which could bring a life-threatening storm surge and up to 30 inches of rain in some areas.
0:46 | 08/25/17

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dangerous flooding. Let's go to ginger for more. George, after it hits early tomorrow morning and makes landfall, usually it dies out. Watch this. It makes a u-turn and goes right back toward the gulf of Mexico feeding off warm wears. Look at Tuesday into Wednesday, we are still talking about Harvey sitting over southeast Texas and this is where we end up getting two high pressure systems, these blocking situations. There are no steering mechanisms to help get this storm out. And that's why we're talking about up to 35 inches of rain in southwest Louisiana in that 6 to 12-inch rain including new Orleans. It's all going to be happening as we head into next week. This is going to be a storm we talk about, unfortunately, for at least the next seven days. George and Amy. Incredible. Thank you. In preparation for the storm this morning a powerful image from the storm zone. Some of the most vulnerable hospital patients have already been evacuated from a hospital right there in Corpus Christi. They include ten critically ill babies seen here being med flighted to an intensive care unit. They are doing all they can before Harvey hits fearing a prolonged power outage during the storm so it's certainly comforting to see all of those little ones getting to safety. It sure is.

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