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In Photos: Hurricane Harvey Takes Aim at Texas

From above

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While flying over Port Aransas toward Port O'Connor, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard offer search and rescue services and assess damage from Harvey.

A wake of destruction

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While Harvey has moved out of the immediate area, Houston continues to experience severe flooding.

Abandoned

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On the I-10 East Frontage Road, signs are submerged by the flooding from Addicks Reservoir. Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi on Aug. 25 and has pummeled the Houston area with drenching rains.

Unhappy camper

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Outside a submerged apartment complex, a cat searches for somewhere dry to perch.

Through the water

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With water still rising, a boy bikes through the floodwaters dropped on Houston by Harvey.

Search and rescue

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After an apartment complex flooded, these second-floor residents wait for rescue. Tropical Storm Harvey dumped nearly 50 inches (127 centimeters) of rain in the Houston area.

Getting to safety

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As water from the Addicks Reservoir rises after Harvey dropped almost 50 inches (127 centimeters) of rain on Houston, the Walker and Brown families walk toward safety.

Rain gauge

A gauge shows the depth of water at an underpass on Interstate 10 in Houston on Aug. 27, 2017. Houston has been inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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A gauge shows the depth of water at an underpass on Interstate 10 in Houston on Aug. 27, 2017. Houston has been inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Watching and waiting

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As floodwaters continue to rise, people in this Houston neighborhood wait and watch together.

Unnerving sight

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Outside a flooded Port Arthur home, religious statues stand in deep floodwaters.