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Harvey could bring major flooding to parts of Texas

Posted August 22

— Folks in Central Texas are starting to prepare for what could be a stormy weekend as the remains of Tropical Storm Harvey become better organized over the next few days.

Right now, the predicted landfall would be somewhere north of Brownsville, Texas all the way up the coast towards Houston. That being said, the highest likelihood for landfall would be somewhere near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Hill Country Tribune meteorologist Conley Isom says the biggest threat with this system will be flooding.

"Some areas could see as much as a foot of rain", said Isom.

Isom said that if Harvey comes on shore as a category one hurricane, the Corpus Christi area could see some tidal flooding and winds of 75 mph.

For folks in Central Texas, flooding will be the main concern.

Isom said this is not the first time he has seen this type of situation develop but if the rain falls over drought stricken areas, that could bring them out of the drought.

Isom offered great advice for Texans this weekend by saying "stay off the roads and if you have outdoor plans, have a plan b."

You can see the full rundown from Meteorologist Conley Isom on Facebook here at the link below.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=842633302567649&id=720992101398437

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