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Hurricane Harvey Update from the National Weather Service
Harvey is still moving slowly northwestward in the Gulf of Mexico, currently as a category 2 hurricane, and continuing to strengthen as it approaches the Texas coastline. This northwestward movement is expected to continue and Harvey should make landfall Saturday morning. Confidence remains high in a major rainfall event taking place across much of South Central Texas, in addition to some locations closer to the coast experiencing hurricane force and tropical storm force winds.
Here are the main threats to South Central Texas:
Our area could see significant rainfall. Make sure you have an adequate supply of food, water, flashlights, batteries etc. Below are some helpful links on flooding and hurricane preparations.
Flood Safety Tips and Resources
Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources
FEMA Map Service Center
ATX FloodsCity of Austin - Preparing for a Flood
City of Austin - Flood Safety Tips and Flash Flood Video
NOAA - National Weather Service - Hurricane Preparedness
NOAA - National Weather Service - Flood Safety
Turn Around Don’t Drown
Disaster Supply Kit
Family Communications Plan
National Weather Service Flood Safety Brochure
Flood Insurance Information
Ready.Gov - Preparedness Kit
Ready.Gov - Family Communications Plan
Turn Around Don’t Drown Brochure