NASA Satellites Sees Now Tropical Storm Harvey Almost Stationary, Severe Flooding Continues

By  //  August 27, 2017

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15 to 25 inches of rain is still expected

The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday, August 27, 2017, that Harvey producing catastrophic and life-threatening flooding and there are flash flood emergencies in effect for portions of southeastern Texas. Satellite imagery taken 12 hours apart revealed that Harvey remains almost stationary.

NASA – The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday, August 27, 2017, that Harvey producing catastrophic and life-threatening flooding and there are flash flood emergencies in effect for portions of southeastern Texas. Satellite imagery taken 12 hours apart revealed that Harvey remains almost stationary.

Large Rainfall and Severe Flooding

On Aug. 27, Tropical Storm Harvey is almost stationary in its position about 45 miles (70 km) west-northwest of Victoria, Texas, and has brought flooding rains north to the Houston metro area stretching to southern Texas.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that Harvey is expected to produce additional rain accumulations of 15 to 25 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through Thursday.

Isolated storm totals may reach around 40 inches in this area.  These rains are currently producing catastrophic and life-threatening flooding, and flash flood emergencies are in effect for portions of southeastern Texas.

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