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Hurricane Harvey forces NICU evacuation

Posted at 9:34 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 09:34:23-04

(CNN) - As Hurricane Harvey moves closer to the Texas mainland, evacuations continue along the state's coast.

Among those evacuated Thursday were 10 babies from a neonatal intensive care unit in Corpus Christi, TX.

The babies were transferred to a hospital in Fort Worth, TX. The last of the patients arrived in Fort Worth on Friday morning.

Forecasters say Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit the middle Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday, then stall over the state and deliver heavy rains.

The storm is expected reach Category 3 with winds of a least 111 mph.

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