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Driscoll Children's Hospital evacuates NICU babies as hurricane approaches Texas coast

Corpus Christi, Texas-based Driscoll Children's Hospital is evacuating all 10 babies in its neonatal intensive care unit Thursday night as Hurricane Harvey advances toward the coast, according to CBS DFW.

Babies from Driscoll Children's Hospital will be transported via airplane to the NICU at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. The babies are expected to arrive in Fort Worth at 6 a.m.

Hurricane Harvey is forecasted to hit the Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday with winds gusting upwards of 111 mph. Corpus Christi Mayor Joe McComb has issued a voluntary evacuation order, according to CNN.

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