>> There's a lot of devastation here, we weren't prepared for it.>> Residents of the Texas Gulf Coast where Harvey first hit, assessing the destruction as President Trump travels to the region.>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Rockport, Texas which bore the full force of Hurricane Harvey when it came ashore on Friday.
Driving through town the devastation is astounding. Trailers flipped on their sides, boats over turned, entire houses reduced to match sticks. I'm standing in the rubble of what used to be a solid cinder block building, a marine upholstery business. As you can see the only thing left standing at this point are the two bathrooms.
People say that you should take shelter in the bathrooms when a tornado or a hurricane hits, this is a vivid example of why. Nursing student Kolani White who helped her friend salvage materials from this destroyed business says she will never forget the night the hurricane hit>> I hid in a pantry for five hours.
Just the sounds, it was like tornado after tornado. You could hear the screeching of the tornadoes, and it was horrible
Officials say that there hasn't been any widespread reports of crime or looting. And at this point, they've wrapped up their search and rescue operations. They're now supporting the people who remain here with bottled water, ice, and military style packaged meals.
Still the road to recovery's going to be long. They say it'll be three to four weeks until they can get power back here. And obviously the bill for all of this clean up is going to be enormous.