Hurricane Harvey is bearing down on Texas' coast since the storm made landfall near Corpus Christi late Friday.
"I am strongly urging all Texans in Harvey's path to heed warnings and evacuation orders from local officials before this storm makes landfall," Gov. Greg Abbott said in a statement Friday.
Harvey's approach sent tens of thousands of residents fleeing inland, hoping to escape the wrath of a menacing storm that threatens not only the coast but a wide swath of Texas that is home to oil refineries, chemical plants and dangerously flood-prone Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city.
Read more about the potentially disastrous hurricane here, and track it below.