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…
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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.
Moisture from Harvey moves closer.
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.
Harvey continues to be a viable tropical storm this morning with 45 mph winds and is headed back to land again. Heavy rainfall will … More »
The center of Tropical Storm Harvey is positioned right off the south Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico. It is expected to track … More »
We take a brief blog break from Tracking Harvey for an update on today’s local rainfall. A new Harvey update will be posted later this evening.
Tropical Storm Harvey continues across the Gulf Coast this morning with tropical storm strength winds of 45-mph. The biggest problem with this storm is … More »
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.
Harvey’s rain won’t leave Texas until late in the week. But, flooding concerns will linger long after that as the multiple feet of water drain away.
Harvey remains a tropical storm with winds up to 40 mph and severe weather, including heavy rainfall.
Some pictures coming to us from our sister stations in Texas of the flooding in Houston
This update contains an updated forecast track for Tropical Storm Harvey.
Rain and flooding are now the prime concerns since this storm is nearly stationary.
Some parts of Texas may pick up more rain than Fort Wayne sees in one year’s time from Hurricane Harvey.
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).
Moisture from storm could reach our area early next week.
The impacts of Hurricane Harvey are already being felt along the Texas and Louisiana coasts.
The hurricane will make landfall as the weekend begins … More »
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