Additional rain through Thursday associated with Harvey


HOLT, Fla., Aug. 30, 201–The National Weather Service in Mobile says Holt and the surrounding area will continue to see rainfall through Thursday associated with Tropical Storm Harvey.

Harvey made landfall around 4 a.m. today on the southwest Louisiana coast in Cameron Parish, about 190 miles west of New Orleans.

The storm is moving north-northeast at 7 mph and will continue in that general direction through tomorrow. Harvey will begin weakening today and tonight, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As a result of Harvey, there is a flash flood watch for the panhandle through Thursday with rainfall between 2-to-5 inches, with 6-to-8 inches possible.

Excessive rainfall can occur in short amounts which may lead to flash flooding of roads, creeks, streams and low-lying areas.


Outlook for today is more rain according to the National Weather Service in Mobile. (NWS Mobile)

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