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Rainfall amounts rising, nearing 15 inches in some areas

With Hurricane Harvey stalling not far from Victoria, Tex., rainfall totals are rapidly increasing. Nearly 15 inches had fallen in some areas through 10 a.m. central.

Here are some select totals:

Flash flood watches and warnings plastered the entire area between Corpus Christi and Houston and several counties inland.

At 11:40 a.m. (10:40 a.m. central), radar showed the core of Harvey and its heavy rain centered near Victoria, but a very intense spiral band of the storm extended from near Galveston northwestward through the north side of Houston.

Hurricane Harvey updates: Texas hit by powerful storm, heavy rain

Hurricane Harvey is on track to be the strongest storm to strike the United States in 12 years. It’s forecast to make landfall on the Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday. Follow along for updates on preparations, evacuations and forecasts.

Visit the Capital Weather Gang for more on the storm.