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Houston Matters

Houston Is Keeping Eye On Severe Weather In The Gulf Of Mexico

Houston officials are keeping a close eye on a tropical disturbance forming in the Gulf, formerly known as Tropical Storm Harvey.

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Satellite imagery of the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 23, 2017.

According to the National Weather Service, tropical disturbance Harvey is forming in the Gulf of Mexico and could reform as Tropical Storm Harvey and possibly reach landfall on the Texas coast on Friday.

We talk with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Lance Wood, science operations officer for the National Weather Service's Houston/Galveston office, and Francisco Sanchez with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management about what Houstonians should prepare for.

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