>> Tropical Storm Harvey is now Hurricane Harvey. The storm barreling towards the Texas coast on Thursday, packing winds of up to 80 miles per hour. The US 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.
>> Right now, I wanna reiterate to the public, there is 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 rain, severe flooding, storm surge, and damaging winds.