In addition to producing 120 mph winds, Harvey is expected to dump a foot or two of rain on much of Texas, causing “life-threatening and devastating flooding,” according to the National Hurricane Center.
The storm is projected to hit the Texas coast near Corpus Christi, move inland toward San Antonio, and later change course and head toward Houston as a tropical storm.
Here’s what the National Weather Service says Harvey’s path could look like:
Harvey's forecast path is slow and meandering, meaning a long duration flood threat with catastrophic results.
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— NWS (@NWS) August 25, 2017
A large part of southeast Texas and most of Louisiana could feel the effects of Harvey as well, and heavy rain is expected, especially near the coast: