Tracking Harvey – Friday night update

Continuing to produce rain, and located relatively close by to us in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, Harvey is now a post-tropical cyclone.  In this phase, it no longer has the deep convection that once produced its quite strong thunderstorms and numerous torrential downpours.  It’s also lost much of its well-defined circulation as it has traveled closer to us. The remaining rain from Harvey is set to meander across the Ohio Valley on Saturday.  1″-2″ of rain are possible from northern Kentucky and extreme southeastern Indiana through southern Ohio and into western West Virginia.  A pocket of 2″-4″ totals are…

Tracking Harvey – Thursday night update

Even though Harvey is weakening, the storm continues to pose a significant flood threat.  Areas impacted include portions of west & central Tennessee, west & central Kentucky and southeastern Indiana, southern Ohio and west central West Virginia.  2”-5” of rain is expected in these areas with some isolated heavier pockets in the 6”-8” range.

Tracking Harvey – Wednesday night update

Heavy rain is now out of the picture for the Houston and Galveston, TX areas thanks to Harvey moving farther inland and off to the NE.  While water will go down in some areas, the catastrophic flooding you’ve been seeing through various media outlets will continue to be a big issue for many in the weeks to come as all the water brought by the storm works to drain away.

Tracking Harvey – Monday night update

We started tracking Harvey before the weekend began and little has changed with its position over the past few days. As a result, the Houston and surrounding metro area continues to experience the worst flooding with this storm.  Around Houston 10”-20” (and in some spots – 30”) of rain have already fallen and the National Hurricane Center continues to predict another 10”-20” between now and Thursday. 

Tracking Harvey – Friday night update

Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify through the day and is now a Category 4 hurricane.  Harvey is still expected to make landfall late tonight/early Saturday morning along the middle Texas coast.  Maximum sustained winds now stand at 130 mph (with higher gusts).