Texas Gulf Coast

A slew of contentious moves were announced as millions of people were fleeing the Gulf Coast.
The hurricane was upgraded to a Category 4 shortly before its expected landfall.
The president has bounced from one crisis to another since taking office. This might be the first "real" one.
Harvey strengthened into a Category 2 storm overnight.
If you want to retire to the beach, to a warm, sunny, tropical beach, but don't want to spend your entire savings in one fell swoop, consider the Texas Gulf Coast. It's not top of mind for those of us who have never visited or lived in the South, but when you combine affordability with natural beauty, it's surprising it's not up there with Florida as a top retirement destination.