Sunrise Weather (9/21) Heavy Rain Potential Today

Tropical Storm Beta Forecast To Make Landfall Later Today

TROPICAL STORM BETA EXPECTED TO CROSS THE COAST NEAR MATAGORDA BAY THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING, BRINGING WITH IT THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN, FLOODING, AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. BETA WILL SLOW TO A CRAWL OVER THE AREA TODAY, TONIGHT, AND TOMORROW, BEFORE FINALLY MOVING EASTWARD ON WEDNESDAY. DRYER AIR WILL WORK INTO THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY AND PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND, WHICH WILL BRING BACK THE SUNSHINE BY THEN, WITH HIGHS REBOUNDING TO NEAR 90 AS WELL BY THEN. RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY COULD TOP 5 INCHES TO NEAR 10 INCHES IN A FEW PLACES, MOST LIKELY ALONG THE COAST AND IN OUR EASTERN AREA. WATCH WEATHER DEVELOPMENTS TODAY. TROPICAL STORM WARING, SURGE WARNING ALONG THE COAST, AND A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE AREA TODAY AND TOMORROW.