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Waves wash ashore hitting a house as winds and storm surge from Tropical Storm Maria lash North Carolinas Outer Banks as the storm moves by well off-shore on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Dare County officials said the high tide flooded some roads in the area and travel is hazardous. (AP Photo/Ben Finley)
September 28, 2017 - 5:23 pm
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Maria raced away from the U.S. East Coast on Thursday, giving the nation its first rest from the constant threat of tropical weather for more than a month. No injuries have been reported on the U.S. mainland from Maria, which lashed North Carolina's fragile Outer Banks with high...
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A woman stands in the water as Hurricane Maria moves closer to North Carolina's Outer Banks on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Thousands of visitors abandoned their vacation plans and left the area as the hurricane moved northward in the Atlantic, churning up surf and possible flooding. (AP Photo/Ben Finley)
September 26, 2017 - 6:04 pm
WAVES, North Carolina (AP) — Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations as high surf from a weakening Tropical Storm Maria pushed through dunes and under homes Tuesday in North Carolina's Outer Banks. Meanwhile on Puerto Rico, more than 3.4 million U.S. citizens still lack adequate food...
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Floodwaters surround homes as Hurricane Maria moves closer to North Carolina's Outer Banks on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Thousands of visitors abandoned their vacation plans and left the area as the hurricane moved northward in the Atlantic, churning up surf and possible flooding. (AP Photo/Ben Finley)
September 26, 2017 - 3:42 pm
WAVES, North Carolina (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 3:40 p.m. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been able to reach most of her family in Puerto Rico, after several days of trying. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says Sotomayor's relatives are doing OK...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 1:54 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:50 a.m. A second major shelter has opened in Houston following Harvey's landfall and it's welcoming the first of up to 10,000 evacuees. At least 10 buses pulled up to the NRG Center on the south side of the city just before...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 1:40 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Photos with pleas for help in finding the missing from Tropical Storm Harvey are being posted and retweeted by the thousands as desperate family members seek loved ones who they fear might be dead, but may only have a...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 12:57 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11:15 p.m. The Rockport-Fulton Fighting Pirates won't take the field Friday for their season opener, but some of their players took to the field Tuesday to help clean it up. Winds from Harvey last week sheared the uprights from...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 10:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Houston officials are opening a major shelter at NRG Park that can accommodate up to 10,000 evacuees from Harvey. Darian Ward, a spokeswoman for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, said the convention center adjacent to the...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 8:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says that the Toyota Center — home of the NBA's Rockets — has been opened as a shelter for people displaced by flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. Turner announced during a news...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 7:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he is imposing a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in order to ensure public safety. Turner says at a news conference Tuesday that there is no reason for people to be on the streets during...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 6:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 5:30 p.m. For the drenched Houston region, an end to the rain and a sunny day are almost in sight. But that's only because meteorologists forecast Harvey to come inland Wednesday, then slog through Louisiana and take its...
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