The eye of now Category 4 Hurricane Harvey is approaching the coast making landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas. Harvey is expected to produce catastrophic flooding from rainfall and storm surges.

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At 7 PM CDT Maximum sustained winds were measured at 130 MPH with the system moving NW at 325° at only 8 MPH. The 7 PM Bulletin did not change any of the present watches, warnings.

MORE... FEMA already in motion: The National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C., and the Regional Response Coordination Center in Denton, Texas have been fully activated today by the president. Incident Management Teams are being positioned in Texas and Louisiana state emergency operations. Top level managers met with President Trump this morning for a briefing and received full support.

As well commodities are being strategically located along the coast. In response terms, commodities are: fresh water, meals and tarps. These are in position for fast response with additional assets from other states on a state of high readiness to respond.