Hurricane Harvey

WU: Hurricane Harvey Sets Preliminary Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Record with More Than 64 Inches

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WU: Hurricane Harvey Sets Preliminary Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Record with More Than 64 Inches

From wunderground.com September 26, 2017 Tropical Storm Harvey has set a preliminary U.S. rainfall record for any tropical storm or hurricane on record. According to the NWS in Lake Charles, Louisiana, a gauge near Nederland, Texas has reported a preliminary 64.58 inches of rain between Aug. 24 and Sep. 1. If confirmed, it would be the heaviest […]

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HARVEY JUST KEEPS ON GOING: Catastrophic flood shifts E to Beaumont, TX with 26.03″ within 24 hrs

HARVEY JUST KEEPS ON GOING: Catastrophic flood shifts E to Beaumont, TX with 26.03″ within 24 hrs

Tropical Storm Harvey made a 3rd and final landfall today with max winds of 45 mph, this time in Cameron, Louisiana but not before hammering the Beaumont and Port Arthur, TX area with potentially the greatest rainfall rates of all, even surpassing that of Houston. BREAKING: #Tropical Storm #Harvey2017 made landfall near Cameron, LA. Major […]

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US Lower 48 sets new record for most rain within a single Tropical Cyclone

US Lower 48 sets new record for most rain within a single Tropical Cyclone

With Harvey drifting back out over the Gulf and positioned SW of the Greater Houston area, the intense and persistent rains reignited and eventually the 1978 Amelia record of 48 inches fell within the last few hours. The record for total rainfall from a tropical system has been BROKEN! Mary's Creek at Winding Road recorded […]

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Harvey became 1st Texas Category 4 since 1961 and now drowning Houston, literally!

Harvey became 1st Texas Category 4 since 1961 and now drowning Houston, literally!

Nearly 72 hours after Hurricane Harvey came ashore as America’s strongest hurricane since 2004, the system continues to bring utter misery to Texans. Harvey’s wind with gusts in excess of 130 mph has caused significant damage in a focused area around Rockport, Port Lavaca and Port Aransas where the eyewall came ashore at 10pm Thursday […]

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Daylight reveals true destruction on TX coast by Category 4 Harvey but worst still ahead!

Daylight reveals true destruction on TX coast by Category 4 Harvey but worst still ahead!

THIS POST SHALL BE UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF HURRICANE HARVEY AND IT’S IMPACTS ON TEXAS. Saturday evening BST At 10pm CT Friday Hurricane Harvey came ashore as a Category 4 storm generating wind gusts of 132 mph. Scenes of severe damage continue to stream in around Rockport, Port Aransas and Port Lavaca where the […]

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Texas prepares for potentially devastating Harvey & end to 12-year major hurricane drought

Texas prepares for potentially devastating Harvey & end to 12-year major hurricane drought

Just a couple of days ago Harvey had faded to near nothing over the Caribbean and now we’re watching the same system rapidly organise into what could be a major hurricane and America’s first since Wilma of 2005. Pretty much all models point to Harvey coming ashore near Corpus Christi, TX late tomorrow evening / […]

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THU 24 AUG: VOGAN’S US OUTLOOK (HARVEY UPDATE)

THU 24 AUG: VOGAN’S US OUTLOOK (HARVEY UPDATE)
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