The most powerful hurricane to hit the United States in a decade made landfall north of Corpus, Christi, Texas, late Friday as a Category 4 storm. Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon as rain continued to pummel the southeast part of the state. Here's a look at the damage so far.
Early Saturday, Rockport appeared to have been the hardest hit.
Hurricane Harvey slammed directly into the coastal Texas city Rockport overnight Friday to Saturday, knocking down trees and signs, bending utility poles in half like toothpicks, and blowing out the windows of police cars.
In addition, a hotel wall fell in, the high school suffered major damage, and business and homes suffered "catastrophic damage," Rockport Mayor Charles Wax said. "There's been widespread devastation," he said.
A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Harvey passed through Rockport, Texas, on Saturday.
A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Harvey passed through on Saturday in Rockport.
Terry Smith stands in the kitchen as Henry McKay sleeps in the apartment whose ceiling collapsed when the storm hit in Rockport
A Rockport firefighter goes door to door on a search and rescue mission as he looks for people that may need help on Saturday.
Steve Culver cries with his dog Otis after surviving what he said was the "most terrifying event" in his life when Hurricane Harvey blew in and destroyed most of his home in Rockport.
Jessica Campbell hugs Jonathan Fitzgerald after riding out Hurricane Harvey in an apartment in Rockport on Saturday.
An apartment complex in Rockport was destroyed.
Valerie Brown walks through a flooded area after leaving the apartment that she rode out Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Texas.
Donna Raney makes her way out of the wreckage of her home as Daisy Graham tells her she will help her out of the window after Hurricane Harvey destroyed an apartment building in Rockport.
Buildings were seen torn apart as rain continued to fall over the weekend in Victoria, Texas.
Aransas County Judge Burt Mills confirmed Saturday that one person in Rockport had died in a house fire during the storm. He said damage to the coastal city was "shocking."
A vehicle navigates a street flooded by rain in Galveston, Texas.
Residents walk along a street flooded by rain from Tropical Storm Harvey in Galveston, Texas.
Rain from Hurricane Harvey batters the downtown area on Saturday in Houston. By early Sunday, a second fatality had been confirmed. A woman drove her vehicle into high water, got out of her car, was overtaken by water and drowned, city police said.
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Sunday his agency is already gearing up for a years-long effort to help Texas recover from the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey. "FEMA is going to be there for years," Brock Long said.
More than 24 inches of rain fell in 24 hours in Houston, the National Weather Service reported Sunday morning.
Florida and New York City are sending emergency workers and equipment to Texas. "After Superstorm Sandy, so many cities stepped up to help our people. We'll do all we can to help those affected by this storm," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Twitter.
Rescue workers in Houston renewed search efforts Sunday morning for residents trapped in their homes by Tropical Storm Harvey's rising floodwaters.
People evacuate their homes in a Houston neighborhood Sunday.
Volunteers and officers from the neighborhood security patrol help to rescue residents in Houston's River Oaks neighborhood.
Andrew White helps a neighbor down the street after rescuing her from her home in his boat Sunday in the upscale River Oaks neighborhood of Houston after it was flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey.
Two people chased from their homes by Tropical Storm Harvey use a Jetski to navigate the flooded streets in Houston.