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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Hurricane Watch Just Posted for Part of Coastal Texas
Tropical Depression Harvey is now forecast to strengthen to hurricane strength just before landfall (see the "H" I added to the NHC map). A hurricane watch and a storm surge watch from Port Mansfield to High Island due to a 4-6' surge expected along with sustained winds of around 75 mph.
There is the likelihood of life-threatening flash floods with the storm as it stalls near the Texas coast (see map).
I'll have more late this afternoon or evening, including safety suggestions.