SJRA: Tropical Storm Beta Situational Update

By: San Jacinto River Authority
| Published 09/20/2020


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- According to the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Beta is expected to remain a strong tropical storm and make landfall along the Texas coast tomorrow (Monday) evening. Beta has the potential for heavy rain along the coast and possible rain bands of up to 8 inches near Montgomery County.

San Jacinto River Authority is operating under standard protocols for a severe weather event and will be onsite at Lake Conroe throughout the duration of Tropical Storm Beta.

Lake Conroe remains 18 inches low, and based on the current forecast, no reservoir releases are expected.

Real-time information on lake level can be found on the SJRA homepage at the “Lake Operations and Rainfall Dashboard” link.

“We urge the public to follow their local offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and to check SJRA social media channels and website for the most up-to-date information,” said SJRA General Manager Jace Houston.

Be prepared and follow your local office of emergency management (Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management) for the latest information for your area.

For the most up to date rainfall totals and water levels in bayous, creeks, and rivers, visit This system relies on a network of gage stations that have been strategically placed throughout Harris and surrounding counties.

Visit Know Your Watershed at to help identify your watershed locations and recognize flow patterns from the various creeks and tributaries downstream of Lake Conroe.

Please continue to follow SJRA on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

One of the major river authorities in Texas, SJRA's mission is to develop, conserve, and protect the water resources of the San Jacinto River basin. Covering all or part of seven counties, the organization’s jurisdiction includes the entire San Jacinto River watershed, excluding Harris County.

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