Update on Tropical Storm Beta

By: Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
| Published 09/19/2020

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- 4PM Update on Tropical Storm #Beta - slow westward drift tonight with only minimal strengthening. Storm surge will produce flooding issues starting tonight along the coast and bays.

Max Sustained Wind: 60 MPH
Movement: West at 2 mph
Pressure: 994 MB/ 29.36 inches
Coordinates: 26.6 N, 92.4 W

Key Messages


• Elevated tides along with increased winds and seas will produce coastal flooding issues starting tonight through Tuesday.


• A westward drift is expected tonight with a slow northwestward motion beginning Sunday.


• Little change in strength tonight, but slow strengthening is forecast the next couple of days and Beta could be near hurricane strength as it approaches the TX coast.


• Beta has the potential to produce a long-lived rainfall event for the TX coast starting tomorrow persisting into the middle of next week.

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