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Texas Coast Braces for Hurricane Harvey

As the Texas coast prepares for Hurricane Harvey, the National Hurricane Center has issued a public advisory noting that Harvey is rapidly intensifying and urging all storm preparations to be completed today.

Total rainfall accumulations could reach 12 to 20 inches and isolated maximum amounts of 30 inches across the middle and upper Texas coast through next Wednesday, August 30.

Watches and warnings currently in effect
High water and flood predictions
After the storm scammers expected

Are you prepared for Hurricane Harvey damage?

If your home or business sustains extensive damage it is imperative to document your loss as specifically possible. Our home inventory checklist will help you track your losses and could speed up the insurance claim process.

Summary of watches and warnings currently in effect:

Storm Surge Warning:
Port Mansfield to High Island Texas

Storm Surge Watch:
South of Port Mansfield Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande

Hurricane Warning:
Port Mansfield to Matagorda Texas

Tropical Storm Warning:
North of Matagorda to High Island Texas
South of Port Mansfield Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande

Hurricane Watch:
South of Port Mansfield Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande

Tropical Storm Watch:
South of the Mouth of the Rio Grande to Boca de Catan Mexico

High waters and flooding expected after storm surge.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the combination of a dangerous storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline.

If the peak storm surge occurs a high tide, water is expected to reach the following heights:

North Entrance Padre Island National Seashore to Sargent: 6 to 12 feet

Sargent to Jamaica Beach: 5 to 8 feet

Port Mansfield to N Entrance Padre Island National Seashore: 5 to 7 feet

Jamaica Beach to High Island: 2 to 4 feet

Mouth of the Rio Grande to Port Mansfield: 2 to 4 feet

High Island to Morgan City: 1 to 3 feet

Call today to schedule a free, no-obligation storm damage claim review: 877-803-2897

Avoid falling victim to after the storm scammers.

The aftermath of severe storms, like Hurricane Harvey, is often accompanied by scammers hoping to capitalize on vulnerable storm victims. Home and business owners must be vigilant in watching for fraud and storm scams in the days and weeks following a storm.

When repairing your home or business after a storm, it’s important to take appropriate measures to ensure you protect your property and your wallet.

To avoid scams, take the following steps:

  • If the storm damages your property, contact your insurance company
  • Don’t pay for work up front
  • Beware those claiming to be FEMA endorsed
  • Do not share personal information with anyone you don’t know who contacts you.
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