Tropical Storm Harvey is strengthening rapidly, and is poised to bring an extremely dangerous combination of torrential rainfall, storm-surge flooding and destructive winds to areas near the Texas Gulf Coast beginning Friday, before taking a strange, meandering path next week. A hurricane warning has been issued for a portion of the Texas coast, from north of

Port Mansfield to Matagorda, including the city of Corpus Christi. A hurricane warning means hurricane conditions are likely within the watch area. They are typically issued within 36 hours of the expected onset of hurricane-force winds.Tropical storm warnings are in effect from north of Matagorda to High Island, Texas, including the cities of Houston and Galveston. This means tropical storm conditions are expected within 36 hours. READ MORE