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NHC says Harvey strengthens into hurricane

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 00:42

The National Hurricane Center says Harvey is now a hurricane with winds up to 80 miles per hour. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Tropical Storm Harvey is now Hurricane Harvey. The storm barreling toward the Texas Coast on Thursday, packing winds of up to 80 miles per hour. The U.S. National Hurricane Center saying the storm is expected to make landfall late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The storm putting coastal cities on notice... New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MITCH LANDRIEU, NEW ORLEANS MAYOR, SAYING: "Right now I want to reiterate to the public there's no need to panic, but there is need to be well prepared." Back in Texas, 30 counties are already under a state of disaster, preparing for heavy rains, severe flooding, storm surge and damaging winds.

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NHC says Harvey strengthens into hurricane

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 00:42