FEMA official on Harvey: Big, dangerous, life-threatening storm

Published: Aug. 25, 2017 at 3:39 PM EDT

The White House says President Trump is closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey. The president received and update from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Friday.

FEMA’s Acting Deputy Administrator David Grant sat down with Gray Television Washington News Bureau’s Ted Fioraliso, and says residents in Texas should prepare for a "big, dangerous, life-threatening storm."

Click the video above to watch his entire interview.

Grant is urging smart phone users to download the FEMA app. It has everything from emergency checklists to shelter information. For more information, click on "Related Links."