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Cyclone Advisories for TROPICAL STORM BETA – Advisory 7A – 100 AM CDT

BETA HOLDING ON AS A TROPICAL STORM, LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGEAND FLASH FLOODING STILL EXPECTED

CURRENT INFORMATION..AS OF 100 AM CDT

ABOUT 220 MI…355 KM SE OF GALVESTON TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…N AT 2 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…997 MB
BASIN…GULF OF MEXICO

WARNINGS AND WATCHES

ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER:

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…
* Port Aransas, Texas to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana,
including Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay, Matagorda Bay,
Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake, and Lake Calcasieu

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…
* Baffin Bay, Texas to Port Aransas, Texas including Baffin Bay and
Corpus Christi Bay

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to High Island Texas

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to Morgan City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* South of Port Aransas Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande

OUTLOOK

The center of Tropical Storm Beta was located near 26.9 north and
92.4 west and is moving northward around 2 mph. A very slow motion
to the west is expected to begin later today before Beta turns to
the west-northwest through Monday. On this track, Beta will come
close to the Texas coast or come inland on Monday afternoon.

USAF Hurricane Hunters recorded sustained winds of 60 mph with
higher gusts. Some intensification is possible through the next two
days. Rapid weakening is expected once Beta moves inland on Monday.

The central pressure was estimated at 997 mb.

For the full forecaster discussion go to
http://thehurricanenet.com/al222020-d

LAND IMPACTS

STORM SURGE: Life-threatening storm surge is expected through
Tuesday. The combination of this surge and normally higher tides
will create dangerous inundation. If conditions are realized, these
areas will receive the following peak surge:

Baffin Bay, TX to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, LA including Corpus
Christi Bay, Baffin Bay, Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay,
Matagorda Bay, Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake, and Calcasieu Lake…2-4
ft
Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, LA to Ocean Springs, MS including
Vermilion Bay…1-3 ft
Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, and Lake Maurepas…1-3 ft
Mouth of the Rio Grande to Baffin Bay, TX…1-2 ft

RAINFALL: Tropical Storm Beta is forecast to produce excessive
rainfall that will likely result in life-threatening flash flooding
in portions of Texas. Rainfall amounts could reach the following
totals:

Southern Louisiana to Southeastern Texas…8 to 12 inches with
totals approaching 20 inches locally.

The Middle Southern United States…3 to 7 inches with totals
approaching 10 inches locally.

WIND: Tropical storm conditions are occurring along portions of the
western Louisiana coast and expected to spread into the warning area
in Texas today.

Hurricane conditions are possible in the hurricane watch area.

Tropical storm conditions are possible in the watch area along the
central Louisiana coast tonight and the southern Texas coast on
Monday.

TORNADOES: A tornado or two is possible along the Louisiana coast
tonight.

NEXT ADVISORY

The next complete advisory will be at 400 AM CDT

Forecaster Ryan

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