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'Your Heart Skips A Beat' Ahead Of Storms Like Harvey, Galveston Mayor Says05:54
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Lynn Dixon places sandbags outside his home decor store in Galveston, Texas, as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Lynn Dixon places sandbags outside his home decor store in Galveston, Texas, as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. (David J. Phillip/AP)
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Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough says the western part of the Texas city that is not protected by a seawall could experience significant flooding once Hurricane Harvey makes landfall, and the city is encouraging residents to evacuate.

Yarbrough (@CityofGalveston) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss how the vulnerable island city south of Houston is preparing for Hurricane Harvey.

This article was originally published on August 25, 2017.

This segment aired on August 25, 2017.

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