Transcript for Harvey moves further inland
Next tonight, Harvey on the March further inland. Families trying to protect their homes from the rising waters and thousands of other families in Texas are wondering when they will be allowed home, and if their homes are still standing. ABC's Eva pilgrim in hard hit, Victoria, Texas, Eva. Reporter: Hey, Tom. Victoria, Texas is under a curfew tonight, and you can see why. There's debris here in the streets. A power line here is dangling so close to the ground, and trees are blocking the road, and now they are worried about flooding as this rain continues. As Harvey sits over this area. Do not try to leave. These wind gusts can be dangerous, even in your car. If they have to evacuate, they will go door to door. Reporter: Tonight, Harvey's wrath is just beginning in Victoria, Texas. 25 miles inland, the storm battering this community right now. I'm being told, 60 to 70-mile-an-hour winds. Reporter: The wind being pulled, tossing this to the ground like a toy before pushing over the top of this gas station. One of the pumps you can see is now leaning back. The big fear, relentless rain -- waves of water cascading down the street. Homeowners rushing to sandbag. The downpour beginning to pool, creeping closer to homes. You can see that freshwater flooding is beginning. Reporter: The clock ticking as the nearby Guadalupe river rises tonight. Report the national weather service, this is going to be life-threatening and catastrophic with the flooding. Reporter: Winds punching a hole through this lumberyard, destroying buildings. Trees snapped? Half. This one, pulled clear out of the ground. That is a big fire. Reporter: A downed power line sparking this massive fire. Almost half the town without power, residents forced to boil water, even the hospital taking a direct hit. And Eva joins us live again. The whole point of this is the Guadalupe river. How high do you think it will go? Reporter: They are watching this river, and it sits at 6 feet.
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