Texas coastal residents urged to leave in 'strongest possible terms' as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf

The coastal city of Corpus Christi has so far not implemented mandatory evacuations, but called for people to leave in the "strongest possible terms."
0:56 | 08/24/17

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Transcript for Texas coastal residents urged to leave in 'strongest possible terms' as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf
We're up to an almost. At the threshold. Of mandatory evacuation but we're not gonna cross that line right now. We are going to have the strongest possible terms encourage the residents in the low lying areas. As they say get out adopt the storm surge has gone from a predicted for. The six feet to a possible ten feet. And attend food water hype you're going to be cut off from Alan. And there's a good chance you get that much water you're not gonna have any electricity. I'll be very honest with. We can mandate. But people have to make a decision of their own. And the enforce them I'm not gonna have risked our police are people going and trying to drag somebody out of the house if they don't wanna go.

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