At 4PM CDT, TS Harvey was located at 29.0 N 97.0 or 120 miles SW of JSC, moving SE at 2 MPH. Maximum sustained winds were 40 MPH. Harvey is forecast to continue moving SE and barely off the coast tomorrow and slowly turn to the NNE and move through the JSC vicinity on Wednesday. This could bring breezy winds of 20 – 30 mph Tuesday and Wednesday.
As of 5PM CDT Sunday 17.39″ of rain has fallen at JSC Bldg. 30 since midnight. The storm total for Harvey is 26.43 inches. NASA Ellington Field has measured 10.56″ and 10.96″ on Saturday.
In the near term another less intense band of rain should move into the JSC vicinity around 8:30 to 9:30 tonight and could bring an additional 1 – 3 inches of rain. The overnight hours between midnight and sunrise are less certain. A strong band could bring another 4 to 5 inches of rain or JSC may catch a small break. Another area of heavy rainfall is likely around sunrise however. An additional 7 to 10 inches of rain is possible on Monday in the area. High rain chances, with lesser accumulation is forecast through at least Thursday.
The next NASA JENS advisory will be issued Monday morning.
Tropical Weather Info from National Hurricane Center: