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In Photos: Hurricane Harvey Takes Aim at Texas

Pounding the shore

Hurricane Harvey Nears Corpus Christi

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As Hurricane Harvey makes its way toward Corpus Christi, Texas, waves pummel the beaches. The storm battered coastal Texas with 125-mile-per-hour (201 km/h) winds.

Record rainfall

NASA's GPM satellite has been monitoring rainfall accumulation along Harvey's track, as it moved through the Gulf of Mexico and stalled over Texas.

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NASA's GPM satellite has been monitoring rainfall accumulation along Harvey's track, as it moved through the Gulf of Mexico and stalled over Texas.

Spreading the news

Hurricane Harvey Nears Corpus Christi

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Along one highway, a road sign warns of the impending storm.

Storm's coming

Hurricane Harvey Nears Corpus Christi

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This photo from Aug. 25 shows Sal Valerio walking along the churning bay waters as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas coast.

Rain forecast

The GPM satellite flew almost directly above intensifying Hurricane Harvey on August 24, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. EDT and indicated that powerful storms in the hurricane were dropping rain at a rate of over 2.1 inches (54 millimeters) per hour.

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The GPM satellite flew almost directly above intensifying Hurricane Harvey on August 24, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. EDT and indicated that powerful storms in the hurricane were dropping rain at a rate of over 2.1 inches (54 millimeters) per hour.

Preparing for the worst

Hurricane Harvey Nears Corpus Christi

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Businesses are closed down and boarded up in preparation for the upcoming melee.

Stockpiling supplies

Hurricane Harvey Nears Corpus Christi

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At Walmart, the bread section has been completely cleaned out as Houston locals prepare for Hurricane Harvey's arrival.