NWS update for Hurricane Harvey Friday morning

Key Messaging Points: A life-threatening and catastrophic heavy rainfall event is expected east of I-35 and I-37. Average rainfall amounts of 10-20 inches are expected east of I-35 and I-37 Today through Tuesday. Isolated higher totals in excess of 25 inches are possible near and south of the I-10 corridor. Along the I-35 corridor and across the eastern Hill Country, including the City of San Antonio and Austin, 6-12 inches with isolated higher totals are possible. A tight rainfall gradient is expected on the western and northern edge of Harvey’s precipitation shield, near or along the I-35 corridor. Small shifts…