Tropical Storm Harvey still a rainmaker; update from MCTXOEM

By: Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
| Published 08/26/2017


THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- There is a flash flood warning in effect for Montomgery County until 7 p.m. Aug. 29.

Tropical Storm Harvey is moving very slowly at less than 2MPH. It is expected to stall later today, drift back to Matagorda Bay and move slowly north over the next 5 days. This means periods of heavy rain and catastrophic flooding remains in the forecast. Montgomery County rainfall predictions for Saturday through Thursday are between 15 and 30 inches. At this time all rivers and creeks that are monitored by a river gauge are below flood stage.

For help and information on preparing for disasters, download our new preparedness app ReadyMCTX to your mobile device. Now is the time to make sure preparations are in order and check your emergency kits.

To receive emergency alerts to your phone or email from Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, register at When you are creating your profile, you must check the box next to Share my Smart911 Profile with TX- Montgomery-County-911 to support emergency preparedness.

Stay informed and monitor conditions for Montgomery County and the surrounding area on the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management website, Facebook, or twitter, NOAA Weather Radio, KStar 99.7FM.

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