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Center of Hurricane Beryl Makes Landfall in Matagorda, Texas

Hurricane Warning, Storm Surge, Tropical Storm Warnings discontinued for Middle Texas coast
BERYL LANDFALL
Posted at 1:43 PM, Jul 02, 2024

What’s New? - Monday 4 a.m.

  • Beryl Makes Landfall in Matagorda, Texas
  • Beryl has strengthened to become as Category 1 hurricane
  • All Warnings associated with Beryl discontinued for areas south of Mesquite Bay
  • High rip current risks through next week

    Summary of Information as of 4 a.m.

    Location: 28.6°N 96.0°W
    Maximum Sustained Winds: 80 mph
    Present Movement: N at 12 mph
    Minimum Central Pressure: 979 mb

    Next update will be at 7 a.m.

Monday morning Hurricane Beryl update from Director of National Hurricane Center, Dr. Michael Brennan


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Summary of Information as of Monday 1 a.m.

Location: 28.4°N 96.0°W
Maximum Sustained Winds: 80 mph
Present Movement: N at 12 mph
Minimum Central Pressure: 974 mb

Summary of Information as of Sunday 1 p.m.

Location: 26.3°N 95.3°W
Maximum Sustained Winds: 65 mph
Present Movement: NNW at 10 mph
Minimum Central Pressure: 992 mb

The path of the storm has been crucial to its impacts on South Texas. Rain chances are expected to diminish in the early morning hours. Rainfall totals for inland communities are between 0.5-1 inch. Coastal communities can expect 1-2 inches, Refugio and Aransas counties will see the largest rainfall accumulations.

This graphic below is Hurricane Quadrants explaining which portions of the hurricane will deliver specific impacts. Although Corpus Christi is not showing within the current forecast cone (which consistently updates throughout the day), we will still feel impacts from Tropical Storm Beryl, expected to become a Category 1 by landfall Sunday overnight into Monday morning.

Front Right:
This quadrant sees maximum hurricane impacts including the worst storm surge and wind direction and speed.

Front Left:
This is the quadrant Corpus Christi and coastal communities in the Coastal Bend are expected to see as the storm develops overnight as it prepares to make landfall. We will likely see increased storm surge in our area from outer rain bands of the storm.

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Hurricane Quadrants

Rough surf and a high risks of rip current are already here and expected to continue deteriorating into early next week.

Other risks from Tropical Storm Beryl include strong winds, flash flooding, and tornadoes. Details will become more clear as the storm system moves closer to the Texas Coast.

Summary of Information as of Sunday 10 a.m.

Location: 25.9°N 95.1°W

Maximum Sustained Winds: 65 mph

Present Movement: N at 12 mph

Minimum Central Pressure: 992 mb

Impacts

Rain chances are expected to persist into next week. Rainfall totals are hard to estimate this far out, but expect at least 1-2 inches through Wednesday.

Rough surf and a high risks of rip current are already here and expected to continue deteriorating into early next week.

Current Alerts

Tropical Storm Warning:

  • Coastal Nueces TX
    • Corpus Christi
    • Flour Bluff
    • Chapman Ranch
  • Coastal Kleberg
  • Kleberg Islands (Malaquite Beach)
  • Aransas Islands
  • Coastal Aransas
    • Rockport
    • Fulton
    • Holiday Beach
  • Inland Refugio
  • Nueces Islands
  • Inland Calhoun
  • Coastal Calhoun
    • Port OConnor
    • Seadrift
  • Mustang Island
  • Port Aransas
  • Inland Kleberg TX

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