Harvey producing catastrophic flooding in Texas
GULF COAST, Tx. (CBS12) —
Tropical Storm Harvey has already produced 2 feet of rain across portions of Texas, with much more expected. The storm is nearly stationary and continue to dump rain across Texas and parts of Louisiana for the next four days. Harvey has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and is moving SSE at 2 mph. A slow southeastward to east-southeastward motion is expected over the next couple of days. On this forecast track the center will remain inland or move very near the coast of southeastern Texas through Monday. A storm surge warning and a tropical storm warning is in effect for Port O'Connor Texas to Sargent Texas. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Harvey is likely to become a tropical depression by tonight. Harvey is forecasted to produce additional rainfall accumulations of 15 - 25 inches through Thursday.