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Update on Harvey and Long Island Weather

Former Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to re-organize in the Gulf of Mexico today and become a Tropical Storm by tonight as it heads towards the Texas coastline. It is expected to make landfall in the vicinity of Corpus Christi as a strong Tropical Storm with the potential to bring massive flooding to parts of southeast Texas and Louisiana as the storm will come to a halt and meander over Texas and Louisiana for several days. Widespread 10 to 20 inch rainfall totals are expected.

Regarding Long Island weather, humidity levels will drop dramatically between 9 AM and Noon today as skies begin to clear behind the cold front. Sunny skies, low humidity, and below normal temperatures are expected for the next 7 days. There is a chance that Long Island may not see any rain until late next week when the remnants of Harvey approach the region.

The following image is from the GFS model, and it shows projected rainfall amounts through next Wednesday morning:

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