Hurricane rescue efforts continue in Texas

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Search-and-recovery efforts continue today in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Ike, which slammed into the coast early Saturday morning.

More than 2,500 search-and-rescue missions have already been completed, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and when these missions are completed, emphasis will shift to recovery and rebuilding efforts.

For full coverage on these efforts, click here.

Through Sunday, portions of southern Texas had received more than 15 inches of rain, the National Hurricane Center reported.

Flood watches were in effect Sunday in parts of Texas and Louisiana, as well as parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, as the remnants of Ike headed north, the National Hurricane Center reported.

Ike was expected to continue on this path today and move into Canada, northern New York and northern New England.

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