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Hurricane as Rain Bomb — Rapidly Intensifying Harvey Threatens to Dump 20-32 Inches on Texas

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A hurricane moving over the much warmer than normal waters of the Northern Gulf of Mexico is expected to rapidly strengthen to major status with 115 mph or higher sustained winds over the next 36 hours before making landfall. Such rapid intensification brings with it the risk of severe storm surge flooding and damaging winds along the U.S. Gulf Coast. However, one of the most worrying features of this system is that it is incredibly moisture rich and new models now show a potential that the storm will dump as much as 20-32 inches of rain across parts of Texas as the storm stalls over the region for 5-6 days.

(Present model guidance for Hurricane Harvey’s rainfall totals show a significant…

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August 24, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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