Hurricane Harvey is Now a Category 4

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

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