Evacuees warned to stay away from devastated Texas beach town

Evacuees warned to stay away from devastated Texas beach townBy Brian Thevenot ROCKPORT, Texas (Reuters) – For residents of Rockport who heeded warnings and evacuated the Texas beach town ahead of Hurricane Harvey, local officials had a simple message on Saturday – stay far away. “Please do not come back, there’s nothing for you here,” said County Judge C.H. Burt Mills at an impromptu briefing hours after the Category 4 storm devastated the state’s Gulf coast, killing at least one person in Rockport, 30 miles north of Corpus Christi.



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