Why Officials Didn’t Order The Evacuation Of Houston.

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…

| NHPR

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