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Hurricane Harvey downgraded to tropical storm as devastation continues in Texas
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas-Hurricane Harvey pounded Texas on Saturday with torrential rain and high winds, threatening catastrophic flooding, though the storm was gradually losing strength after hitting the coast late Friday. (article 14) Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas Friday, making landfall as a Category 4 storm around 10 p.m. local time, and meteorologists are noting a pattern in which the system appears to remain in one area over multiple days. (article 9) About three hours after making landfall, Harvey was downgraded to a Category 3 storm after winds decreased to 125 mph from maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. (article 9) The storm dumping torrential rains throughout the region that the National Hurricane Center says will continue for a few more days and bring as much as 40 inches of rain in some areas. (article 19) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said upwards of 20 inches of rain had hit the Corpus Christi area, which was in the path of the storm, and an additional 20 to 30 inches were expected elsewhere. (article 17) The storm officially became a category 2 hurricane as of 1 a.m. on Friday with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, according to the National Weather Service, and was expected to continue to strengthen over the next 24 hours. (article 12)

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    Source articles
    1. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Email Print (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 758 words)
    2. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Email Print (FOX News, 08/25/2017, 193 words)
    3. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Email Print (FOX News, 08/24/2017, 589 words)
    4. Texas police officer braves Harvey to save American flag (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 323 words)
    5. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Email Print (FOX News, 08/26/2017, 560 words)
    6. Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Email Print (FOX News, 08/24/2017, 748 words)
    7. Harvey's disaster mix: Warm water, huge rains, slow speed (abcnews.go.com, 08/25/2017, 632 words)
    8. Expert: Harvey weakened fast, but destruction just beginning (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 245 words)
    9. Why Harvey could stay over Texas for multiple days (abcnews.go.com, 08/26/2017, 514 words)
    10. Tropical Storm Harvey: What to expect from the historic storm (abcnews.go.com, 08/27/2017, 415 words)
    11. Live updates: The latest on Hurricane Harvey (bostonglobe.com, 08/25/2017, 200 words)
    12. Harvey expected to make landfall as a major hurricane (abcnews.go.com, 08/25/2017, 202 words)
    13. Hurricane Harvey downgraded to Category 3 storm as winds weaken, makes second landfall (abcnews.go.com, 08/26/2017, 948 words)
    14. Now a tropical storm, Harvey pounds Texas (marketwatch.com, 08/26/2017, 203 words)
    15. Second death reported in connection with Hurricane Harvey (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 1434 words)
    16. Harvey spins deeper inland; full scope of damage is unknown (abcnews.go.com, 08/27/2017, 1240 words)
    17. Hurricane Harvey downgraded to tropical storm as devastation continues in Texas (FOX News, 08/26/2017, 832 words)
    18. History of hurricanes in Texas, by the numbers (abcnews.go.com, 08/25/2017, 317 words)
    19. Harvey weakens to tropical storm over Texas: Hurricane Center (Reuters, 08/26/2017, 198 words)
    20. Coldplay and others postpone Texas concerts due to Hurricane Harvey (cbc.ca, 08/26/2017, 190 words)




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