Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pour water down on Texas and Louisiana. State climatologist Barry Keim says today will likely see the heaviest rains, and there’s still more to come tomorrow. He says Harvey is dumping a lot of water because the system is moving so slowly…:
Cut 8 (12) “45 inches”
Governor John Bel Edwards said today that over the next 24 hours, southwest Louisiana will see an additional 10 to 24 inches. He says there is also the storm surge to be concerned about…:
CUT 25 (09) “flooding problems”
Harvey is expected to make a landfall Wednesday morning along the Cameron coastline, near Cameron, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph.
Cleco is preparing for Tropical Storm Harvey’s arrival in Louisiana as five of the energy company’s operation regions are in the path of the storm. Spokeswoman Jennifer Cahill says they are doubling the number of crews available to safely restore power…:
Cut 15 (10) “outages” x2
Cahill says downed power lines are the biggest possibility during Harvey because of falling trees and limbs.
LSU says fans who bought tickets for the season opener against BYU in Houston will have their money refunded automatically. Athletic Director Joe Alleva says those who had tickets, will get first priority to purchase tickets for the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, then LSU season ticket holders, students followed by the general public.