A Houston home covered by a blue tarp after being damaged by Hurricane Ike. (AP Photo/Juan A. Lozano)

(Bloomberg) — More than 230,000 homes on the Texas coast, with a combined reconstruction value of about $39.6 billion, are at risk of damage from storm surge if Hurricane Harvey strikes at Category 3 intensity, according to analytics company CoreLogic Inc.

The Houston area has the biggest number of houses at risk, the real estate data firm said Thursday in a statement. The hurricane would be the first to hit Texas since 2008, when Ike caused about $29.5 billion in damage, according to a 2009 National Hurricane Center report.

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