What date did Harvey hit Houston?
More than 300,000 structures were flooded. More than $120 billion in damage was caused. A gauge shows the depth of water a an underpass on Interstate 10 which has been inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
Was Harvey a hurricane or tropical storm?
Harvey was the first major hurricane to hit the middle Texas coast in more than 40 years. Previously, Category 3 Hurricane Celia was the strongest, making landfall on Aug. 3, 1970. Hurricane Harvey exploded from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in just 40 hours.
Did Hurricane Harvey hit Galveston?
“Galveston was blessed to have been overwhelmingly spared from Hurricane Harvey due to the storm’s path initially hitting the coast more than 200 miles away and then taking a direct route inland,” said Meg Winchester, director of the Galveston Island CVB.
When did Imelda hit Southeast Texas?
Tropical Storm Imelda
|Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Tropical Storm Imelda just off the coast of Texas on September 17|
|Formed||September 17, 2019|
|Dissipated||September 19, 2019|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 45 mph (75 km/h)|
What hurricane came after Harvey?
They will be replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel. Hurricane Harvey kicked off the season in late August. The Category 4 hurricane slammed into Texas with 100 mph winds, but its torrential rainfall, up to 60 inches, and flooding were far more destructive.
When and where did Hurricane Harvey hit?
Harvey made landfall along the Texas coast near Port Aransas around 10:00 p.m. on August 25th as a cat 4 and brought devastating impacts. As Harvey moved inland, it’s forward motion slowed to near 5mph after landfall and then meandered just north of Victoria, TX by the 26th.