North Korea has fired a missile that flew over Japan. The Japanese government warned people to take cover in underground shelters.
Thousands of citizens coming together to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey- coming to help residents that are stranded in their homes and vehicles. People are setting off car alarms and home alarms in order to get the attention of rescuers. Being compared to rescues at sea—Using airboats and rafts to get to the front door of homes.
President Trump is expected to fly to Texas Today to survey the response to the devastation caused by Harvey. The President will travel to Corpus Christi, after he declared the hurricane a federal disaster last week as the storm hit the Texas coast. Yesterday, he extended that disaster declaration to include Louisiana. The President will be coming to Austin today also visiting the DPS Emergency Operation Center.
Tropical Storm Harvey will spin off the Texas coast on Today, bringing more rain to waterlogged regions of Texas and Louisiana. It is expected to make a final landfall near the Texas/Louisiana border early tomorrow, then finally weaken to a tropical depression as it tracks northeast into Louisiana and Arkansas Thursday and Friday.
The Houston Astros will still play baseball this week, though as one would expect it won’t be in Houston. The American League’s top team was set to begin a six-game homestand Tuesday in Houston starting with a three-game series against the rival Texas Rangers, but as a result of Harvey, the team will be moving the games to a neutral site: Florida’s Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays.