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Tropical Storm Harvey – Part II Day 7

Tropical Storm HarveyPosition: 29.0N 93.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 994 mb.

Currently about 65 miles [ 105 km] South-Southeast of Port Arthur, Texas.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for North of Freeport, Texas to Grand Isle, Louisiana.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Holly Beach to Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Port Bolivar, Texas, to Holly Beach, Louisiana.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

8 comments

1 Badtux { 08.29.17 at 11:21 am }

Well, at least it’s slowly moving away from Houston, it’s been sitting over Houston pounding it with rain for days now!

Of course, as it spins apart bands of rain are streaming ashore everywhere to the east of it. Looks like you’re about to get some of that….

2 Steve Bates { 08.29.17 at 11:31 am }

Well Hell. Two tries at commenting from an iPhone and both went awry.

3 Bryan { 08.29.17 at 1:20 pm }

The outer band is currently dumping rain on me, Badtux, but only in inches, not feet.

I’m amzaed you can still get a cell signal, Steve. I would have expected cell towers to be down from power outages.

4 Steve Bates { 08.29.17 at 1:51 pm }

I don’t know if it matters, but I’m using a Verizon JetPack as a WiFi interface. I think that uses Verizon’s own wireless network rather than the doubtless overloaded cell towers.

5 Bryan { 08.29.17 at 3:05 pm }

That would definitely make a difference as it takes place on different frequencies from the standard cell signals.

6 Steve Bates { 08.30.17 at 1:01 pm }

I lost another long comment. I’m beginning to think comments and smartphones don’t mix very well.

7 Bryan { 08.30.17 at 1:07 pm }

I have the same luck with my iPhone and just messages unless I use my Bluetooth keyboard.

8 Bryan's iPhone { 08.30.17 at 1:12 pm }

This my iPhone. I really don’t like doing this