August 20th, 2011
03:42 PM ET

Tropical Storm Harvey lashes Central America

Tropical Storm Harvey has made landfall over Belize and is expected to move into northern Guatemala on Saturday afternoon or night.

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, with higher gusts, and is heading west at 13 mph, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center.

Harvey made landfall on the coast of Belize, near the town of Dangriga. It is expected to weaken now that it is moving inland.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the the coasts of Guatemala and Belize and for the coast of Honduras from Punta Sal westward. A warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected within 36 hours.

As of 2 p.m. ET, Harvey was located about 35 miles south of Belize City.

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soundoff (33 Responses)
  1. RUFFNUTT

    hopefully this storm makes it ways to the south west,,, they need the rain...

    August 20, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    I hope so, too, Ruffie.
    Phoenix could tamp down that dust a little!
    Texas could sure use it.

    August 20, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  3. raven

    Gert And Harvey sittin in a tree,k-i-s-s-i-n-g...

    August 20, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
  4. gung hoe

    Hey RAVEN am a admirer of black hair but raven your analogy although very cute dont hardly think tropical storms sit in a tree kissing L O L

    August 20, 2011 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    I know, right?
    Could these names BE any more old-fashioned?
    Hey, sista!
    Where's CSinSC been?
    Have you seen CS around lately?

    August 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
  6. gung hoe

    Mayby raven when you get two tropical storms kissing thats how you get hurricanes

    August 20, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Yasmina

    Ah! Gert + Harvey = Irene!

    August 20, 2011 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    Hell knows no furry like that of a woman or a storm. Slept all day. Now I can't sleep. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think 60 mph is still kind of bad.

    August 20, 2011 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Cesar

    @s kel. You're missing a letter on your name. Fix it!

    August 20, 2011 at 11:38 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Cesar

    Who is Mar?

    August 21, 2011 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
  11. Cesar

    @Mar: Who are you? And what are you doing on my planet, Earth?

    August 21, 2011 at 12:03 am | Report abuse |
  12. raven

    Hey sista! i was askin about CS a few days ago too.. he/she was funny and i miss him/her posts.wish theyd come back.hey cesar! and gung hoe lol! i just hope they dont make babies..

    August 21, 2011 at 12:10 am | Report abuse |
  13. Cesar

    @mar: No that was not an imposter in the other thread, it was a stupid troll. I've read your posts, you seem to know more than I want you to know. I like your style kid, but you smell like pig's feet.

    August 21, 2011 at 12:12 am | Report abuse |
  14. Cesar

    @raven troll: Shut up stupid assss! You are not raven. Lick me!

    August 21, 2011 at 12:13 am | Report abuse |
  15. Cesar

    @raven troll: Right now, raven is on her sofa watching TV with her boyfriend and having popcorn and Coke; While you steal other people's names. So don't give me this "sista" business. You aren't fooling anyone.

    August 21, 2011 at 12:19 am | Report abuse |
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