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Athletes share messages of support to Hurricane Harvey victims

Tropical Storm Harvey devastated Southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana this past weekendkilling at least five and bringing catastrophic flooding.

Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city, was among the areas hit hardest by Harvey, which has since been downgraded from a Category 4 hurricane, and the National Weather Service reports some parts of the city could receive as much as 50 inches of rain by Friday.

Two people walk down a flooded section of Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Athletes shared messages of support to those affected by the natural disaster.

Texans star J.J. Watt announced a fundraiser to help recovery efforts, starting it off with a personal $100,000 donation.