Hurricane Harvey became a Category 4 storm Friday afternoon with winds of 130 mph. The latest forecast track has Harvey making landfall near Corpus Christi very early Saturday morning.
The impacts of a Category 4 hurricane (130-156 mph) can include: Catastrophic damage to homes and buildings; mobile homes are destroyed; most large trees are snapped or uprooted; some roads impassable; large areas without power and communication outages.
Here is the latest information as of 7 PM concerning Dangerous Hurricane Harvey. Harvey has strengthened to a Cat 4 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds 130 mph with gusts 160 mph. Life threatening catastrophic storm surge of 9 to 13 feet is now expected along and to the right of where the center crosses the coast!Summary of 7 PM InformationHurricane Warning in effect from Port Mansfield to Sargent
Storm Surge Warning in effect from Port Mansfield to High IslandLocation: 27.8 N 96.8 W or 35 Miles E of Corpus Christi, TX
Maximum Sustained Winds: 130 mph with gusts 160 mphPresent Movement: NW at 8 mph Minimum Central Pressure: 941 mb