Storm surge and rainfall are combining to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall.
City leaders are encouraging the public to avoid driving if possible and reminding drivers not to go around barricades after rains from Beta flooded Houston roadways.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana are bracing for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during a busy hurricane season.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 29 counties as Tropical Storm Beta approaches the coast.
Abbott says the state has the appropriate assets in place to respond and assist communities with potential flooding and heavy rainfall.
Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the eastern Atlantic this morning, the latest storm in a record-breaking 2020 hurricane season that has now exhausted the list of hurricane names. It was soon followed by Alpha and Beta, the first uses of a Greek letter for a storm since 2005.
Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally threatened more misery for parts of the Florida Panhandle and Alabama on Thursday. Georgia and the Carolinas were also warned of flooding.
Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday as a Category 2 storm, with 105 mph winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, swamping homes and forcing the rescue of hundreds as it pushed inland at just 3 mph.
Hurricane Sally has lumbered ashore near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, with top winds of 105 mph.
Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.
Hurricane Paulette has made a rare landfall in Bermuda as a strong Category 1 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools, government agencies and air and sea ports.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
As expected, 2020 has been a very busy hurricane season in the Atlantic. Fifteen names have already been used, and Vicky’s formation this morning leaves only one more name on the 21-name list for the year: Wilfred.
Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane season as it headed toward the Gulf of Mexico amid signs of strengthening further.
Today, September 10, is the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season and the map is lit up like a Christmas tree with areas to watch.
The two tropical storms formed Monday. Rene is the earliest 17th named “R” storm in a record-setting hurricane season, breaking the previous record of Rita, which formed Sept. 18, 2005.
Tropical Storm Rene has formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa.
The peak of the hurricane season is just days away and forecasters on Sunday have their eyes on four potential areas for tropical development out in the Atlantic basin.
According to AAA Texas, average gas pump prices are the lowest they have been in 16 years concerning Labor Day weekend. The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.91 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel.
Hurricane Nana made landfall in Belize early Thursday, pelting a sparsely populated stretch of the Caribbean coast with heavy rain and wind before weakening to a tropical storm.