Hurricane Delta rapidly strengthening, expected to become major storm Tuesday

Hurricane Delta rapidly strengthening, expected to become major storm Tuesday

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Hurricane Delta rapidly strengthening, expected to become major storm Tuesday Tropical Storm Delta has been upgraded to a category 1 hurricane and is expected to make landfall later this week. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE This year’s Atlantic hurricane season…

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Tropical Storm Delta strengthens as it churns toward Gulf Coast: NHC updates for Monday

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tropical Depression 26 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Delta Monday morning, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. The disturbance was upgraded to a tropical depression Sunday night. Tropical Storm Delta was located less than 100 miles south of Jamaica Monday morning, and was moving in a northwestern direction at 9 mph. It has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.  The system is expected to move…

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Tropical Depression forms near Gulf of Mexico, could become Tropical Storm Gamma

Tropical Depression forms near Gulf of Mexico, could become Tropical Storm Gamma

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Tropical Depression forms near Gulf of Mexico, could become Tropical Storm Gamma A tropical depression formed Friday morning may become Tropical Storm Gamma as it moves toward the Gulf of Mexico. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE A tropical depression formed…

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High water flooding forces parts of Highway 288 in Houston to close, leaves cars stranded

High water flooding forces parts of Highway 288 in Houston to close, leaves cars stranded

CLOSE Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the Texas coast Monday night, causing floods in Houston where cars were stuck in streets. AP via KAVU; KTRK Corpus Christi Caller Times Parts of State Highway 288 in southeastern Texas between Houston and Freeport is flooded due to the heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Beta.  Beta made landfall Monday night around 10 p.m. near the southern end of the Matagorda Peninsula, according to the National Hurricane Center….

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Storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta causes street flooding on Texas coast leading up to landfall

Storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta causes street flooding on Texas coast leading up to landfall

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tropical Storm Beta began making an impact on Sunday, and conditions continued Monday morning before the storm made landfall on the Texas coast Monday night.  According to the 11 p.m. update from the NHC, Tropical Storm Beta crossed the Texas coast near the Matagorda Peninsula around 10 p.m. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Beta is forecast to produce dangerous storm surge, while currently moving at…

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Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on the Texas coast. Track the path of the storm here.

Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on the Texas coast. Track the path of the storm here.

CLOSE As Tropical Storm Beta churned in the Gulf of Mexico on Sept. 21, strong wind and rough surf pounded Galveston, Texas, causing flooding along streets. Accuweather Tropical Storm Beta made landfall Monday night around 10:00 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center. According to the 11 p.m. update, Tropical Storm Beta crossed the Texas coast near the  southern end of the Matagorda Peninsula around 10 p.m. and is located around 5 miles north of Port…

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See waves crash and storm surge cause flooding as Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall in Texas

See waves crash and storm surge cause flooding as Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall in Texas

CLOSE Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas’ central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to 20 inches of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana. (Sept. 21) AP Domestic As Tropical Storm Beta continues its path across Texas, several coastal areas have seen high water as a result of storm surge. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Port…

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Flooding from Tropical Storm Beta swallows cars near Keegans Bayou in Houston

Flooding from Tropical Storm Beta swallows cars near Keegans Bayou in Houston

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Flooding from Tropical Storm Beta swallows cars near Keegans Bayou in Houston Tropical Storm Beta brought heavy rain to the Houston area Monday, with several reports of flooding coming in overnight. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE Heavy rain from Tropical…

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See waves crash and storm surge cause flooding before Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall in Texas

See waves crash and storm surge cause flooding before Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall in Texas

CLOSE Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas’ central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to 20 inches of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana. (Sept. 21) AP Domestic As Tropical Storm Beta continues its path toward Texas, several coastal areas have seen high water as a result of storm surge. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Port…

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Parts of South Texas drenched, flooded despite Tropical Storm Beta weakening

Parts of South Texas drenched, flooded despite Tropical Storm Beta weakening

CLOSE As Tropical Storm Beta churned in the Gulf of Mexico on Sept. 21, strong wind and rough surf pounded Galveston, Texas, causing flooding along streets. Accuweather Tropical Storm Beta began heading north and east of Corpus Christi, but the area still received rain on Monday. Around midday Monday, the storm was 84 miles from Port Aransas, moving west northwest at 7 mph. Its maximum sustained winds decreased to 50 mph from wind speeds in the 60s on…

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When will Tropical Storm Beta hit Texas? Track the path of the storm here.

When will Tropical Storm Beta hit Texas? Track the path of the storm here.

CLOSE As Tropical Storm Beta churned in the Gulf of Mexico on Sept. 21, strong wind and rough surf pounded Galveston, Texas, causing flooding along streets. Accuweather Parts of the Texas coast will continue to see tropical storm conditions Monday afternoon ahead of Tropical Storm Beta’s landfall later in the day.  According to the 1 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beta is located around 45 miles southeast of Port O’Connor and 65 miles south-southwest of Freeport.  The storm…

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South Texas drenched, flooded despite Tropical Storm Beta weakening

South Texas drenched, flooded despite Tropical Storm Beta weakening

CLOSE If you can’t evacuate on your own during a hurricane, the city of Corpus Christi has you covered. Tropical Storm Beta began heading north and east of Corpus Christi, but the area still received rain on Monday. Around noon on Monday, the storm was 84 miles from Port Aransas, moving west northwest at 7 mph. Its maximum sustained winds decreased from Sunday to 50 mph. The storm is expected to weaken further as it makes landfall on…

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Storm surge causes street flooding in Galveston, other Texas coasts as Tropical Storm Beta nears

Storm surge causes street flooding in Galveston, other Texas coasts as Tropical Storm Beta nears

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Storm surge causes street flooding in Galveston, other Texas coasts as Tropical Storm Beta nears See storm conditions along the Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta begins to make Texas impacts. Dangerous storm surge is expected in areas. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your…

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Waters rise, flooding begins as Tropical Storm Beta nears in parts of in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast

Waters rise, flooding begins as Tropical Storm Beta nears in parts of in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Waters rise, flooding begins as Tropical Storm Beta nears in parts of in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast See storm conditions along the Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta begins to make Texas impacts. Dangerous storm surge is expected in areas. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has…

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Portion of 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston completely detaches from Tropical Storm Beta

Portion of 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston completely detaches from Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE The chances of Beta becoming a hurricane is decreasing, but it could be near hurricane strength as it approaches the Texas coast. Accuweather Rising waters from Tropical Storm Beta caused structural damage to the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston, Texas Sunday. The National Weather Service in Houston said the rough surf and high tide caused the damage.  Video showed a portion of the pier completely detached. 61st Street Fishing Pier cam shows timeline of…

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61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston partially collapses from Tropical Storm Beta

61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston partially collapses from Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE The chances of Beta becoming a hurricane is decreasing, but it could be near hurricane strength as it approaches the Texas coast. Accuweather Rising waters from Tropical Storm Beta caused structural damage to the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston, Texas Sunday. The National Weather Service in Houston said the rough surf and high tide caused the damage.  Video showed the partial collapse of a portion of the pier.  61st Street Fishing Pier cam shows…

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Flooding begins in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta nears

Flooding begins in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta nears

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Flooding begins in Freeport, Matagorda Bay and Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta nears See Sunday storm conditions along the Texas coast as Tropical Storm Beta begins to make Texas impacts. Dangerous storm surge is expected in areas. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your…

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Port of Corpus Christi prepares for heavy rain, flooding from Tropical Storm Beta

Port of Corpus Christi prepares for heavy rain, flooding from Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE The Port of Corpus Christi is the number one exporter of crude oil in the United States. It is also the third largest port in the U.S. Wochit Officials at the Port of Corpus Christi are bracing for heavy rain and the potential for flooding as Tropical Storm Beta continues to creep towards South Texas. Port officials on Saturday increased its Hurricane Readiness Status to Port Condition 2. That means port police and security…

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Tropical Storm Beta: Corpus Christi, Port Aransas close beaches as storm approaches the Texas coast

Tropical Storm Beta: Corpus Christi, Port Aransas close beaches as storm approaches the Texas coast

CLOSE The chances of Beta becoming a hurricane is decreasing, but it could be near hurricane strength as it approaches the Texas coast. Accuweather The city of Port Aransas will close its beaches Saturday evening as Tropical Storm Beta nears the Texas coast. Port Aransas Mayor Charles Bujan issued a proclamation that will close the city’s beaches at 8 p.m. Saturday until further notice to prepare for severe weather conditions generated by the tropical storm, the Port…

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No Citywide Special Storm-Related Brush Collections Anticipated After Tropical Storm Beta

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi Emergency Operations Center (EOC) continues to actively monitor Tropical Storm Beta. Based on the forecast, the city is not expected to experience intense wind speeds that typically destroy or strip vegetation. Therefore, Solid Waste Services does not anticipate a citywide special storm-related brush collection. Targeted pickup may be provided pending assessment by the city. Beginning Monday, September 21, Solid Waste crews will resume regularly scheduled brush…

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Tropical Storm Beta: Storm expected to drop up to 10 inches of rain in Corpus Christi area

Tropical Storm Beta: Storm expected to drop up to 10 inches of rain in Corpus Christi area

CLOSE Storm surge and flooding are the greatest threats to Corpus Christi in a hurricane. Wochit Up to 10 inches of rainfall is expected along the coast as Tropical Storm Beta makes its way toward Texas.  Meteorologist Juan Pena said National Weather Service data shows 10 inches of rainfall could be possible around the area. About 4 to 6 inches of rainfall is expected in areas west of Corpus Christi.  Those estimates could change depending on…

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Tropical Depression 22 in the gulf upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression 22 in the gulf upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been so active, forecasters are almost out of names so now they will be moving on to the Greek alphabet. USA TODAY A Tropical Depression churning in the Gulf of Mexico Friday became the second storm named from the Greek alphabet during the 2020 hurricane season.  According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Depression 22 became Tropical Storm Beta Friday afternoon. The storm was located about 280 miles east-southeast of…

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Tropical Storm Beta: Port Aransas to close its beaches as storm approaches the Texas coast

Tropical Storm Beta: Port Aransas to close its beaches as storm approaches the Texas coast

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Tropical Storm Beta: Port Aransas to close its beaches as storm approaches the Texas coast The city of Port Aransas will close its beaches Saturday evening as Tropical Storm Beta nears the Texas coast. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE The…

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Tropical Storm Beta heads toward Texas coast; Track the path of the latest storm

Tropical Storm Beta heads toward Texas coast; Track the path of the latest storm

CLOSE With a car full of pets, one owner evacuates her home in Beaumont in Jefferson County to ride out Hurricane Laura away from the coast. Storyful And here comes another storm.  Tropical Storm Beta formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.  The 22nd storm of the 2020 hurricane season is expected to slowly strengthen into a hurricane Sunday, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory on Saturday. Currently, Beta is 305 miles east southeast of…

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Tropical Storm Beta: City of Corpus Christi runs out of sand bags

Tropical Storm Beta: City of Corpus Christi runs out of sand bags

The city of Corpus Christi ran out of sand bags at both of its distribution locations Saturday. The city was offering free sand bags for pickup ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. The sand bag distribution was taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bill Witt Park and the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station, Highway 286 and Ayers St. Buy Photo Residents pick up free sandbags ahead of Tropical Storm Beta, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at J.C. Elliot…

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Tropical Storm Beta: City runs out of sand bags

Tropical Storm Beta: City runs out of sand bags

The city of Corpus Christi ran out of sand bags at both of its distribution locations Saturday. The city was offering free sand bags for pickup ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. The sand bag distribution was taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bill Witt Park and the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station, Highway 286 and Ayers St. Buy Photo Employees with the city of Corpus Christi load sandbags for residents as Tropical Storm Hanna approached the…

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Tropical Storm Beta: City runs out of sand bags at Bill Witt Park

Tropical Storm Beta: City runs out of sand bags at Bill Witt Park

Bill Witt Park on Yorktown Boulevard has officially run out of sand bags to distribute to the public ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. The city of Corpus Christi is offering free sand bags for pickup on Saturday. The sand bag distribution was taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bill Witt Park and the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station, Highway 286 and Ayers St. Buy Photo Employees with the city of Corpus Christi load sandbags for…

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Offshore Incident Update: Rig Repairs Moved Onshore Due to Tropical Storm Beta

Offshore Incident Update: Rig Repairs Moved Onshore Due to Tropical Storm Beta

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Due to deteriorating weather conditions, offshore repairs are temporarily on hold on the Magellan E&P owned natural gas platform located near Bob Hall Pier on North Padre Island. The derrick barge, a crane equipped boat used for repair, the support boat, and all personnel have departed the rig. The vessels will take safe harbor until weather conditions improve. In order to minimize disruption to the repair process, support work, including the…

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Tropical Storm Beta: Live updates on storm coverage for the Corpus Christi-area

Tropical Storm Beta: Live updates on storm coverage for the Corpus Christi-area

CLOSE Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are the same weather phenomenon; tropical cyclones. Wochit Tropical Storm Beta is expected to make landfall in South Texas early next week, with expected power outages and flooding in the region. The storm on Friday was located 347 miles southeast of Port Aransas, and was traveling northeast at 9 mph. The storm was generating 40 mph winds. It is expected to produce 4 to 6 inches of rain Saturday night through Sunday morning in South…

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Tropical Storm Beta: Where Corpus Christi-area residents can pick up sand bags

Tropical Storm Beta: Where Corpus Christi-area residents can pick up sand bags

The city of Corpus Christi will offer free sand bags for pickup ahead of Tropical Storm Beta on Saturday. The sand bag distribution will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bill Witt Park, 6869 Yorktown Blvd. and the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station, Highway 286 and Ayers St. Buy Photo Employees with the city of Corpus Christi load sandbags for residents as Tropical Storm Hanna approached the area on Friday, July 24,…

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Tropical Storm Beta expected to drop up to 10 inches of rain in Corpus Christi area

Tropical Storm Beta expected to drop up to 10 inches of rain in Corpus Christi area

CLOSE Storm surge and flooding are the greatest threats to Corpus Christi in a hurricane. Wochit Up to 10 inches of rainfall is expected along the coast as Tropical Storm Beta makes its way toward Texas.  Meteorologist Juan Pena said National Weather Service data shows 10 inches of rainfall could be possible around the area. About 4 to 6 inches of rainfall is expected in areas west of Corpus Christi.  Those estimates could change depending on…

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Tropical Depression 22 upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression 22 upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been so active, forecasters are almost out of names so now they will be moving on to the Greek alphabet. USA TODAY A Tropical Depression churning in the Gulf of Mexico Friday became the second storm named from the Greek alphabet during the 2020 hurricane season.  According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Depression 22 became Tropical Storm Beta Friday afternoon. The storm was located about 280 miles east-southeast of…

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Tropical Depression 22 forms into Tropical Storm Beta; Track the path of the latest storm

Tropical Depression 22  forms into Tropical Storm Beta; Track the path of the latest storm

CLOSE With a car full of pets, one owner evacuates her home in Beaumont in Jefferson County to ride out Hurricane Laura away from the coast. Storyful And here comes another storm.  Tropical Storm Beta formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.  The 22nd storm of the 2020 hurricane season was expected to strengthen into a tropical storm while moving slowly over the western Gulf of Mexico during the next several days, according to…

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Harbor Bridge Project: Tropical Storm Beta temporarily delays work on U.S. Highway 181

Harbor Bridge Project: Tropical Storm Beta temporarily delays work on U.S. Highway 181

CLOSE Construction of the new Harbor Bridge has been underway in Corpus Christi since August 2016 and is beginning to take shape. Corpus Christi Caller Times A forecast of heavy rain is going to delay work on a key stretch near the Harbor Bridge construction site. Traffic on a key section of U.S. Highway 181 was scheduled to be reduced to a single lane to allow for three days of work there as part of the…

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Tropical Depression 22 expected to be upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta on Friday

Tropical Depression 22 expected to be upgraded to Tropical Storm Beta on Friday

CLOSE This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been so active, forecasters are almost out of names so now they will be moving on to the Greek alphabet. USA TODAY A Tropical Depression churning in the Gulf of Mexico is expected Friday to become the second storm named for the Greek alphabet during the 2020 hurricane season.  According to the National Hurricane Center’s Friday morning update, Tropical Depression 22 was located about 250 miles southeast of…

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Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Beta

CLOSE With a car full of pets, one owner evacuates her home in Beaumont in Jefferson County to ride out Hurricane Laura away from the coast. Storyful And here comes another storm.  The 22nd storm of the 2020 hurricane season is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm while moving slowly over the western Gulf of Mexico during the next several days, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory on Thursday. If it turns into…

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Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Alpha

Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Alpha

CLOSE With a car full of pets, one owner evacuates her home in Beaumont in Jefferson County to ride out Hurricane Laura away from the coast. Storyful And here comes another storm.  The 22nd storm of the 2020 hurricane season is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm while moving slowly over the western Gulf of Mexico during the next several days, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory on Thursday. If it turns into…

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Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Wilfred

Tropical Depression 22 expected to form into Tropical Storm Wilfred

CLOSE With a car full of pets, one owner evacuates her home in Beaumont in Jefferson County to ride out Hurricane Laura away from the coast. Storyful And here comes another storm.  The 22nd storm of the 2020 hurricane season is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm while moving slowly over the western Gulf of Mexico during the next several days, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory on Thursday. If it turns into…

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Hurricane Hanna Special Collection Update

Hurricane Hanna Special Collection Update

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The city’s Solid Waste Department is nearly complete with its special collection of Brush & Debris from Hurricane Hanna. Solid Waste crews are currently working in area 1B (Flour Bluff). More than 100,000 cubic yards, nearly half of the city’s normal annual volume, of Hurricane Hanna Brush & Debris have been collected thus far. Beginning Monday, September 21, Solid Waste crews will resume regularly scheduled Brush collections beginning with area 1A (Flour…

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Bob Hall Pier: Analysis of Hurricane Hanna damage ongoing; These are the next steps

Bob Hall Pier: Analysis of Hurricane Hanna damage ongoing; These are the next steps

CLOSE The Bob Hall Pier was damaged from Hurricane Hanna. On Sunday, July 26, 2020, the extent of the damage became more clear. Corpus Christi Caller Times A final analysis on Bob Hall Pier damage is expected to be complete at the end of the month.  Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales told commissioners on Wednesday the county does not have a final assessment of damage to the pier after Hurricane Hanna. “I think it’s really important…

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Bob Hall Pier has weathered several hurricanes since 1950

Bob Hall Pier has weathered several hurricanes since 1950

CLOSE Bob Hall Pier began as a 300-foot wooden pier on North Padre Island before being rebuilt as a 1,200-foot concrete pier after Hurricane Allen in 1980. Wochit Buy Photo People were eager to attend the dedication of the new Bob Hall Pier on Padre Island on Oct. 14, 1962. The pier had been washed away in 1961 by Hurricane Carla and was rebuilt to 1,200 feet.(Photo: Caller-Times file)Buy Photo Bob Hall, both the man…

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