Florida volunteers have reached out to Texas in its time of need. The state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, including hundreds of volunteers from the Sunshine State, are continuing disaster response efforts in Texas, rescuing hundreds of people trapped by floodwater in the Houston area.
To help assess the impact of Hurricane Harvey, ravaging the Gulf Coast since Saturday, AT&T will use a fleet of drones to get a better look at damage throughout Southeast Texas.
As Hurricane Harvey bears down on the Texas coast, gasoline prices in Florida are expected to jump in the next week. Oil refineries sit in the projected path of the storm, and much of the gas that Florida receives is shipped across the Gulf of Mexico from those refineries.