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#BREAKING: Hurricane Harvey Live Coverage

FULTON, TEXAS (ALBOENEWS) —  Follow along here for updates as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas coast.

Corpus Christi Police will stop responding to emergency calls until the storm has passed. 31,000 people are already without power in the area. (6:49 p.m. ET)

As it approaches the coast, it appears to be slowing down, as forecasted. Stormsurge and torrential rains are the biggest concern currently. (6:52 p.m. ET)

There are reports of a Tornado on the ground ENE of Lake Jackson. (7:00 p.m. ET)

Harvey has been upgraded to a CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE, capable of sustained winds of 130 mph. (7:04 p.m. ET)

Localized rainfall totals expected to potentially exceed 30″, causing extensive flooding throughout southeastern Texas (7:25 p.m. ET)

Texas officials advising people that ignored evacuation orders to write their name and social security numbers on their arms with sharpie so that they can be identified after the storm. (7:33 p.m. ET)

Houston, a city of over 2 million, is being projected to receive 20+ inches of rainfall over the course of the storm. (7:56 p.m. ET)

Harvey is reportedly still strengthening as it slowly works its way towards the coast. Barometric pressure is still dropping. (8:50 p.m. ET)

The outerwall of the storm has reached shore, landfall is imminent. (8:59 p.m. ET)

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office has warned residents about displaced alligators as a result of the storm. Asking people to please avoid them.

The Coast Guard had to save a dozen people from a boat off of the coast as it began taking on water. (9:19 p.m. ET)

Harvey is now making landfall near Rockport, Texas, as a category 4 hurricane. Extensive flooding and winds approaching 130 mph are expected. (6:43 p.m. ET)

Wind gusts have been reported up to 130 mph (10:30 p.m. ET)

A building has reportedly collapsed in Rockport, Texas. Numerous structures have been reported. (10:52 p.m. ET)

At least 200,000 without power at this time due to Hurricane Harvey, which has weakened to a category 3 hurricane upon its 2nd landfall. (2:30 p.m. ET)

Some localized areas are expected to receive 50+” of rain from Harvey, with a widespread region receiving at least 25″. (2:45 p.m. ET)

Storm surge expected to rise to 9-13 feet in parts of the affected area. (3:08 p.m. ET)

Houston is at risk for catastrophic flooding, as Harvey is expected to drop 22 inches of rainfall, in addition to the already 24 inches of rainfall. Houston has a population of about 2.3 million people. (8/27 2:40 p.m. ET)

More than 250 roads have been closed around the affected areas in southeastern Texas. (8/27 2:50 p.m. ET)

A Houston police officer drowned Sunday after becoming trapped inside of his patrol car in the flooding. His body was not able to be recovered until Tuesday. (8/29 3:35 p.m. ET)

Several dams, levees, bridges, and highways in and around the Houston area are beginning to fail. Officials say that the death toll is expected to skyrocket once floodwaters recede, as they have not been able to retrieve many bodies as of yet. (8/29 3:47 p.m. ET)

NBC News reports that a US Admiral has ordered the USS Oak Hill and the USS Kearsarge to provide relief for Harvey along the gulf coast. (8/30 6:25 p.m. ET)

ABC13 Houston reports that mandatory evacuations are underway for residents near the Addicks and Barker- Cypress reservoirs, citing public safety as the main concern. Homes in the area are expected to be inundated for another two weeks. (9/2 6:46 p.m. ET)

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