Grassley, a long-serving Republican senator from Iowa, nudged Trump Friday morning after the president posted a string of tweets reacting to news stories, defending his accomplishments in office and taking a poke at a Republican senator. That prior storm - which Harvey could end up eclipsing - left 41 dead and caused around $9 billion dollars in property damages by the time it was over. Over a thousand people have been rescued overnight, while power companies estimate that over 250,000 customers have lost electricity.
Houstonians are not under any mandatory evacuation orders. In the town of Dickinson, southeast of Houston, this resident described the deluge. From Texas to Louisiana and Mississippi, people are getting ready.
Between the extreme winds, and more longer-term extreme rainfall, authorities in Texas began talking early afternoon of the possibility of fatalities, though none had been confirmed as of 1 p.m. CDT.
"Rainfall of this magnitude will cause catastrophic and life-threatening flooding", the center says.
"This is going to be a major rainmaker", Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told CNN Saturday morning.
Add alligators to list of dangers Texans face during Harvey
Central pressure of 938 millibars makes it the 6 lowest central pressure for any land falling hurricane in the U.S. since 1851. On Saturday afternoon, Rockport officials said that one person was dead in the town that was especially hard hit by the storm.
Browns rookie quarterback Kizer will start season opener
I know the numbers weren't like I would like or he would like, but I thought he moved the team and made some plays. Look for Brock Osweiler to be released, and Cody Kessler to operate as the Browns' No. 2 quarterback this season.
Hazard Returns As Everton Youngsters Spank Chelsea
To begin with, they lost to Arsenal in the FA Community Shield than to Burnley FC to kick off its Premier League schedule. Antonio Conte feels Chelsea have proved to themselves that they are ready to challenge for the title again.
Mourinho hails 'improved' United after Leicester win
They will want to keep Mahrez despite interest from Roma as this was one of the games when the Algeria global chose to turn it on. He was made to wait until the 67th minute to get his opportunity, but the teenager didn't take long to grasp it.
Jurgen Klopp: 'I have respect for Arsene Wenger'
Sadio Mané has had a hand in five goals in his five previous Premier League starts against Arsenal (three goals، two assists). Meanwhile, Klopp said Philippe Coutinho , who submitted a transfer request amid interest from Barcelona , was still injured.
Abbas to meet with USA envoys on Thursday
The talks this week are aimed at helping forge a path to substantive peace negotiations, but no major breakthroughs are expected. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Trump advisors Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt in Tel Aviv Thursday.