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PHOTOS: Hurricane Harvey strikes Texas

PHOTOS: Hurricane Harvey strikes Texas
Posted at 6:35 AM, Aug 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-26 14:06:16-04

It was downgraded to a Category 1 early Saturday morning, but when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on Friday night, it was a Category 4.

On Saturday, at about 1 p.m. local time, Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm due to falling wind speeds.

Water levels will still rise as heavy rain and winds pummel the area throughout the next days.

PHOTO GALLERY: HURRICANE HARVEY STRIKES TEXAS

On Friday night, Hurricane Harvey packed winds of 130 miles per hour when it made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas. At around 5 a.m. Central on Saturday morning, wind speed was about 90 mph.