Hurricane Beryl Update: Texas Coast Braces for Impact with Peak Winds and Heavy Rainfall

Corpus Christi, Texas – Residents brace for the impact of Hurricane Beryl as conditions worsen along the Texas coast. Updated forecasts for various cities in southern and southeastern Texas provide a glimpse into the impending dangers posed by the approaching storm.

In Palacios, a plethora of warnings, including a hurricane warning, storm surge warning, tornado watch, and flood watch, have been issued. Tropical storm winds ranging from 30-50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph are expected, with peak winds intensifying as the storm progresses.

Similarly, Galveston is facing similar alerts, with tropical storm force winds and potential gusts of up to 75 mph. The storm surge in the area is anticipated to reach 4-6 feet above normal tide levels, with heavy rainfall of 6-10+ inches expected to cause flooding concerns.

Houston, too, is on high alert with tropical storm warnings and the possibility of winds reaching 40-50 mph, gusting up to 90 mph. Rainfall projections suggest 4-8+ inches, with the peak expected between 3 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET.

Victoria residents are advised to stay vigilant as hurricane warnings and flood watches are in effect. Winds of 20-30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph are anticipated, with peak winds projected to occur by 9 a.m. ET.

In Corpus Christi, a tropical storm warning is in effect with winds expected to reach 10-20 mph and gusts possibly up to 57 mph. The storm surge is predicted to be 1-3 feet above normal tide levels, with rainfall estimates ranging from 1-2+ inches.

On South Padre Island, gusts could reach up to 40 mph, creating locally hazardous conditions. Residents are advised to exercise caution as the storm progresses.

As Hurricane Beryl looms closer, residents across various cities in Texas remain on high alert, preparing for the potential impact of the impending storm. Stay tuned for updates and follow safety guidelines to weather the storm safely.