Powerful wind gusts move through Wharton County

Powerful wind gusts continue to move through Wharton County as Tropical Storm Harvey moves through the area.

LOUISE, TEXAS - Powerful wind gusts continue to move through Wharton County as Hurricane Harvey continues to move inland. 

The rain has lightened up in the area, however the gusts of wind continue throughout the area. Overnight the gusts whipped through the area and ripped several branches off trees.

Despite strong winds, the trees are still standing and no power lines are down. There are some reports of power outages in the area, KHOU11 reporter, Brandi Smith reports. 

School is expected to start on Monday in the Louise area. 

Crews out in the El Campo area say residents are relieved not more damage was done overnight. 

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