Hurricane Harvey update from Houston

ABC News' Rob Marciano gives an update on conditions in Houston, Texas, ahead of Hurricane Harvey.
2:22 | 08/25/17

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Transcript for Hurricane Harvey update from Houston
Fred reason is I'm rob Marciano reporting on a Texas coastline hurricane army. Making its way aired already lashing the middle upper parts of this coastal I weren't a Freeport Surfside area magazine the beach. Pretty much gone already water taking it over. And sliding up and under need those home so this community certainly will be inundated by what's expected to be a five to potentially ten foot storm surge. There's a protected jetty for this harbor inlet that's. Makes its way available horror. Tankers and and upgrading ships. For those up Roger chemical plants and oil refineries huge industry edging out here in Texas. Twenty million barrels per day produced. Sodas and is a big big deal here those are protected by levees for the most parts of their hoping that the surge isn't. I have to do any damage severance early this win. There's going to be an issue in this situation. As as still hated and a hurry pardon you was little but enhancing really wants it was. Over the Yucatan peninsula couple days ago and now it's Randolph likely to become a category threes and storm here is Aurora likely to make landfall as action and it would be the first wanted to hear that since 2005. Hurricane well mother. A record stretch by the way of the US not getting hit by a major hurricane so we've been lucky to say at least. Most of Mitterrand and on the grocery stores and as far as the water and food goes. Gasoline lines and at a long table and then back do anything the list for evacuation orders has drawn and now we're part of that so we backed up his speech as time goes mind. And once that. The corner store makes landfall late tonight. Early tomorrow morning we get the wind and the storm surge cattle away by saying tomorrow afternoon tomorrow night's. Then we're talking about a multi day event the national currencies are thinking that these steering winds are gonna collapse and missing just gonna sit. Over the upper Texas coastline and the Houston area and Louisiana as wells a states of emergency has been hit have been ordered. For Texas and Louisiana to potentially twenty. Thirty inches of rainfall warm more sullen and winds flash flooding has always this sort of issues trend for this same multi day and encouraging our region. Then a Texas coastline try to make landfall late tonight or early tomorrow morning. From Freeport surf side Texas I'm Bob Roberts rob Marciano for ABC news.

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