Hurricane Harvey could be a Life Taker and a Heart Breaker
UPDATED 8/24/2017 7:40 p.m.
NOAA at 7:00 p.m.: "Harvey is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 15 to 25 inches and isolated amounts of 35 inches over the upper and middle Texas coast through next Wednesday." NOAA says the Texas Hill Country could see 7 to 15 inches in the same time frame.
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Harvey is now a hurricane and forecast to be almost a category four storm by the time it makes landfall late Friday night.
According to NOAA, "At 4:00 p.m., Harvey is moving north-northwest near 10 mph. A turn toward the northwest is expected this evening and Harvey’s forward speed is expected to slow down over the next couple of days.”
Harvey is forecast to make landfall Friday night or early Saturday on the middle Texas coast.
The major storm is expected to produce 15 to 25 inches of rainfall on the middle and upper Texas coast through Wednesday producing, “Life threatening and devastating flooding due to rainfall and storm surge.”
Mandatory and voluntary evacuations are occurring in the path of the Harvey.
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