AccuWeather is estimating the storm's total damage will approach $160 billion which would be nearly the cost of Sandy and Katrina combined. Our team points out that is 0.8% of the U.S. economy. Details at the link.
Harvey is a tropical storm near Lake Charles, LA. Radar is from 7:29am with the arrow pointing to the center of the storm, now moving northeast.
AccuWeather has more details.
The human toll is nearly inconceivable. This morning's Wall Street Journal (paywall removed) has that aspect of the story.
Over the next three days, the storm is going to finally move northeast and weaken.