As Tropical Storm Hanna moves inland, flood advisory remains for Houston

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Tropical Storm Hanna unleashed a deluge of rain Saturday on south Texas, drenching parts of the state with up to nine inches of rain.

The storm, which made landfall 5 p.m. at Padre Island as a Category 1 hurricane, flooded parts of Corpus Christi and left tens of thousands of customers without power Saturday night, according to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

A tornado watch is still in effect for a large swath of south Texas through 10 p.m. Sunday as Tropical Storm Hanna moves into northern Mexico.

The outer bands of the diminishing storm are still expected to send scattered showers and thunderstorms on Sunday to the Victoria and Port Lavaca area, with the Houston area avoiding most of that system.

A flood advisory, however, remains in effect through 7 p.m. Sunday for coastal areas in Harris, Jackson, Matagorda, Brazoria and Galveston County. Rip currents and flooding are also a possibility.

Staff writer Nicole Hensley and the Associated Press contributed to this report.