'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 segment aired on August 25, 2017.

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