Houston flooding Tropical Storm Harvey
ABC News, Houston flooding Tropical Storm Harvey

Record rain amounts and devastating floods have hit Texas.

The latest forecast path of Hurricane, now Tropical Storm, Harvey shows it coming over Middle Tennessee by Friday or Saturday. But the rain will come ahead of it– starting Wednesday evening.There will be both wind and rain, with winds up to 30 miles per hour and rain coming ahead of the storm, starting Wednesday evening in Middle Tennessee, with between 2 – 3 and 3 – 5 inches of rain by Friday night.

Harris County Flood Warning System rain gauge near Friendswood, Texas, reported a four-day storm total of 49.32 inches through 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday.

That is the most rainfall anywhere in the country since 1950, topping the 48-inch storm total in Medina, Texas, from Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978, according to research by NOAA/WPC meteorologist, David Roth.

Stay Informed

To stay aware of any emergencies during severe weather, stay on top of communication channels used by your local police department.

A great product you can buy to stay on top of severe weather is a NOAA Weather Radio with S.A.M.E. technology.

The Last Flood

The floods that spread across much of middle and west Tennessee in 2010 were 1,000-year floods. It took less than two days of extremely heavy rain to flood practically every river and creek in the area, and ultimately the deluge led to 31 deaths and $2.3 billion of damage.