As Hurricane Harvey churned toward the Texas coast, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told people to stay put. Don’t evacuate, he said. Ride out the storm.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sounded a different note, telling Houstonians that if he were living in the area, he’d head north. “If you have the ability to evacuate and go someplace else for a little while, that would be good.”
Local officials, in response, doubled down on their advice: Don’t go. | More…