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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Galveston Beaches busy ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Galveston Beaches busy ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

GALVESTON, Texas — On Galveston Island, visitors packed the beaches and residents packed the grocery stores. Tropical Storm Beta is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to cause flooding along the Gulf Coast. The concern on the island appeared to be relatively low compared to the sentiment ahead of Hurricane Laura a few weeks ago. The Galveston Beach Patrol canvassed the beaches at approximately 6 p.m., telling swimmers it was time to…

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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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Texas Coast In Danger Of ‘Life-Threatening’ Storm Surge As Tropical Storm Beta Approaches

Texas Coast In Danger Of ‘Life-Threatening’ Storm Surge As Tropical Storm Beta Approaches

(CBSDFW.COM) – Parts of the Texas coast are in danger of “life-threatening” storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta approaches, the National Hurricane Center said. In the latest update, the NHC said Beta continues to move in the western part of the Gulf and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane within the next several days. “There is the danger of life-threatening storm surge near times of high tide from Sunday through Tuesday along portions of…

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Texas Gulf Coast Counties Rush To Prepare For Tropical Storm Beta

Texas Gulf Coast Counties Rush To Prepare For Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Storm Beta slowly turned towards the central Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday. But in the late afternoon it paused over the warm waters, as if to gather itself before launching its first frontal attack on weary communities from Corpus Christi to the Texas-Louisiana border. Notably, for the first time since the National Hurricane Center began tracking Beta, forecasters were not certain the system would actually grow into a hurricane. Nevertheless, Beta’s approach on Saturday…

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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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Tracking Beta: Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued Along Texas Gulf Coast

(CBSDFW.COM) – We start the last weekend of summer (the Fall Equinox is on Tuesday) with a HURRICANE WATCH in effect for a large swath of the Texas coastline, basically from Corpus Christi to Houston. Tropical Storm Beta is forecast to spin up to hurricane strength on Monday and arrive near the Texas coast sometime on that night. This was the forecast track issued this early afternoon by the National Hurricane Center in Miami. You…

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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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Seabrook issues voluntary evacuation for low-lying areas ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Seabrook issues voluntary evacuation for low-lying areas ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

SEABROOK, Texas — The Seabrook mayor has issued a voluntary evacuation for residents and businesses in low-lying areas, specifically lower Todville from Red Bluff south to SH 146 and Baywood Drive. “This notice is very important to elderly residents and/or people with medical conditions. We encourage these residents to evacuate these portions of the city at your convenience, however, due to rain, storm surge and the probability of heavy traffic you are encouraged to do…

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Voluntary Evacuations Issued For Bolivar Peninsula Ahead Of Tropical Storm Beta

Voluntary Evacuations Issued For Bolivar Peninsula Ahead Of Tropical Storm Beta

The Saturday morning forecast of Tropical Storm Beta from the National Hurricane Center. Galveston County officials are asking residents of zip codes 77623, 77617, and 77650 to evacuate ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. The evacuation began 9:00 a.m. Saturday and runs through Thursday at 12:00 p.m. The storm is expected to be a “long duration rainfall event,” according to the National Hurricane Center. Galveston County officials expect high wind speeds or storm surge to disrupt…

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TROPICAL STORM: Tracking Beta as it approaches Texas Coast

TROPICAL STORM: Tracking Beta as it approaches Texas Coast

Outer rain bands could impact portions of South-Central Texas Sunday evening. SAN ANTONIO — Tropical Depression 22 has formed into Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico. This system is expected to impact the Texas coast. Tropical Storm and Hurricane Watches are in effect along the Texas Coast.  A Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect north of Port Aransas.  A Storm Surge Watch is in effect along the Middle Texas…

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Tropical Storm and Hurricane Watches in effect along Texas coast

Tropical Storm and Hurricane Watches in effect along Texas coast

As of 5 a.m., there are Tropical Storm and Hurricane Watches in effect along the Texas Coast.  Sustained winds of 60 mph have been recorded, and the storm could strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday.  Beta is expected to move westward through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the Texas coast.  NHC says swells are expected to increase and reach the Texas coast by the weekend. These swells can cause life-threatening conditions. Follow the…

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Hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for Texas coast ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for Texas coast ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Storm Beta has 60 mile-per-hour sustained winds as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico. HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta continues moving through the Gulf of Mexico. It’s expected to strengthen into a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. The forecast track for the Gulf system remains uncertain. As of 4 a.m. Saturday, Tropical Storm Beta had 60 mph sustained winds with gusts at 70. It was moving to the north at 8…

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Hurricane and storm surge watches issued for Texas coast ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Hurricane and storm surge watches issued for Texas coast ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Storm Beta has 60 mile-per-hour sustained winds as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico. HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta continues moving through the Gulf of Mexico. It’s expected to strengthen into a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. The forecast track for the Gulf system remains uncertain. As of 4 a.m. Saturday, Tropical Storm Beta had 60 mph sustained winds with gusts at 70. It was moving to the north at 8…

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Beta spurs hurricane watch for Texas, expected to strengthen

Beta spurs hurricane watch for Texas, expected to strengthen

Updated 11:03 pm CDT, Friday, September 18, 2020 This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at 12:20 p.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Teddy, center, in the Atlantic, Tropical Depression 22, left, in the Gulf of Mexico, the remnants Paulette, top right, and Tropical Storm Wilfred, lower right. Forecasters have run out of traditional names for the Atlantic hurricane season. Tropical Storm Wilfred, the last of traditional names, officially formed little…

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Beta spurs hurricane watch; Teddy generating large swells

Updated 10:42 pm CDT, Friday, September 18, 2020 MIAMI (AP) — A hurricane watch was issued late Friday for coastal Texas as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico during an exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season. Beta was 305 miles (495 kilometers) east of the mouth of the Rio Grande with maximum sustained winds at 60 mph (95 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory. Forecasters said the storm was…

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Tropical Storm Beta strengthens; hurricane and storm surge watches issued

Tropical Storm Beta strengthens; hurricane and storm surge watches issued

Tropical Storm Beta now has 60 mile-per-hour sustained winds as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico. HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta has increased intensity in the Gulf of Mexico and it’s expected to be a big rainmaker in Texas, according to the National Hurricane Center. The forecast track for the Gulf system remains uncertain. It could become a Category 1 hurricane soon. As of the 10 p.m. Friday update from the National Hurricane Center,…

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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 expected to become a hurricane this weekend

Tropical Storm Beta expected to become a hurricane this weekend

Tropical Depression 22 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Beta and will likely bring heavy rainfall along the Texas Coast. HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta is now in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center, and it’s expected to be a big rainmaker. The forecast track for the Gulf system remains uncertain. It could become a Category 1 hurricane over the next few days and will likely bring heavy rain along the Texas…

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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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Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Beta expected to bring heavy rain along Texas Coast

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Beta expected to bring heavy rain along Texas Coast

Tropical Depression 22 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Beta. The Gulf system became Tropical Depression 22 Thursday evening and continues to strengthen, although its forecast track remains uncertain. It is now expected to possibly become a Category 1 hurricane over the next few days. As of the 4 p.m. Friday update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beta had 40 mph sustained winds and was moving north-northeast at 9 mph. It’s 280 miles east-southeast…

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Tropical Storm Beta Forms In Gulf, Could Hit Texas Coast Next Week

Tropical Storm Beta Forms In Gulf, Could Hit Texas Coast Next Week

(CBSDFW.COM) – Tropical Storm Beta has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and could hit the Texas coast next week, the National Hurricane Center reported Friday. In an update at 4 p.m., the NHC reported Beta is expected to strengthen through the next several days and could become a hurricane as it moves slowly over the western part of the Gulf. An early track from the NHC shows the storm system moving into Texas by…

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Tropical Storm Beta forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Beta forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Beta formed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Tropical Storm Beta formed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Photo: National Hurricane Center Photo: National Hurricane Center Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Tropical Storm Beta formed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Tropical Storm Beta formed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Photo: National Hurricane Center Tropical Storm Beta forms in Gulf of Mexico Back to Gallery Tropical Storm Beta formed in the Gulf of Mexico…

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Texas Gulf Coast On Alert As Tropical Storm Beta Grows In Power And Size

Texas Gulf Coast On Alert As Tropical Storm Beta Grows In Power And Size

Tropical Depression 22 grew into Tropical Storm Beta on Friday, stepping into the center stage spotlight during a deadly hurricane season so active that it has become a meteorological drama not seen for 15 years. The National Hurricane Center forecasters warned Beta could soon strengthen into a hurricane by Sunday. “Beta is moving toward the north-northeast near 9 mph, and this general motion is expected through Saturday,” the NHC advisory explained. “A slow westward motion…

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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 Storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Beta is expected to move westward through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the Texas coast. As of 4 p.m. Friday, maximum sustained winds had increased to nearly 40 mph. Beta could gain hurricane strength this weekend. The National Hurricane Center warns that Tropical Storm or Hurricane Watches may be issued for portions of the western Gulf coast Friday evening or Saturday.  NHC says swells are expected to increase and reach the Texas coast by the…

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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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Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression 22 becomes Tropical Storm Beta

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression 22 becomes Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression 22 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Beta. The Gulf system became Tropical Depression 22 Thursday evening and continues to strengthen, although its forecast track remains uncertain. It is now expected to possibly become a Category 1 hurricane over the next few days. As of the 4 p.m. Friday update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beta had 40 mph sustained winds and was moving north-northeast at 9 mph. It’s 280 miles east-southeast…

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So 2020: New Storm Forms, Named Alpha Because We've Run Out Of Letters

So 2020: New Storm Forms, Named Alpha Because We've Run Out Of Letters

Hurricane season, like many other aspects of life, has reached peak 2020. When Tropical Storm Wilfred and Subtropical Storm Alpha formed on Friday, they became the 21st and 22nd named storms of the season. Put another way, this marks just the second time in history that forecasters have had to resort to the Greek alphabet because available storm names have been exhausted. The World Meteorological Organization has a list of 21 potential storm names, listed…

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Texas Gulf Coast On Alert As TD 22 Evolves Into Tropical Storm Beta

Texas Gulf Coast On Alert As TD 22 Evolves Into Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression Twenty Two continued to grow off Mexico’s Gulf coast on Friday. National Hurricane Center forecasters warned the system could soon strengthen into Tropical Storm Beta and possibly achieve hurricane strength by Sunday. “The depression is moving toward the north-northeast near 7 mph, and this general motion is expected through early Saturday,” the NHC advisory explained. “A slow westward motion is forecast to begin late Saturday or Saturday night, and this motion will likely…

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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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New Danger In Gulf Could Soon Grow Into Tropical Storm Beta

New Danger In Gulf Could Soon Grow Into Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Depression Twenty Two was born off Mexico’s Gulf coast on Thursday evening. National Hurricane Center forecasters warned the system could soon strengthen into Tropical Storm Beta and possibly achieve hurricane strength by Sunday. “The depression is moving toward the north-northeast near 7 mph, and this general motion is expected through early Saturday,” the NHC advisory explained. “A slow westward motion is forecast to begin late Saturday or Saturday night, and this motion will likely…

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New Danger In Gulf Could Soon Grow Into Tropical Storm Alpha

New Danger In Gulf Could Soon Grow Into Tropical Storm Alpha

Tropical Depression Twenty Two was born off Mexico’s Gulf coast on Thursday evening. National Hurricane Center forecasters warned the system could soon strengthen into Tropical Storm Alpha and possibly achieve hurricane strength by Sunday. “The depression is moving toward the north-northeast near 7 mph, and this general motion is expected through early Saturday,” the NHC advisory explained. “A slow westward motion is forecast to begin late Saturday or Saturday night, and this motion will likely…

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Tracking the Tropics: Tropical storm likely to form in Gulf of Mexico today

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical storm likely to form in Gulf of Mexico today

Tropical Depression 22 continues to strengthen and currently has winds at 35 mph. We’ll want to watch its forecast track closely through the weekend. HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Wilfred will likely form in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, says KHOU 11 Meteorologist Blake Mathews and the National Hurricane Center. The system became Tropical Depression 22 Thursday evening and continues to strengthen, although its forecast track remains uncertain. It is now expected to possibly become…

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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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South Texas And Mexico Watch New Tropical Danger Emerging In Gulf

South Texas And Mexico Watch New Tropical Danger Emerging In Gulf

Tropical Depression Twenty Two was born off Mexico’s Gulf coast on Thursday evening, and National Hurricane Center forecasters warned the storm could soon strengthen into a tropical storm. The depression is moving toward the northeast near 5 mph, and it is expected to generally meander over the western Gulf of Mexico into the weekend,” the NHC advisory explained. “Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next…

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Tropical storm or depression expected to form in Gulf of Mexico soon: Track it here

Tropical storm or depression expected to form in Gulf of Mexico soon: Track it here

Invest 90L now has a 90% chance of development over the next two days. HOUSTON — We could be looking at what could soon become Tropical Storm Wilfred in the Gulf of Mexico, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Blake Mathews. Invest 90L right now is not a threat to the Houston area, but you can see the spaghetti models are not yet in agreement. Some have it looping back to Mexico or South Texas while…

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Because it's 2020, we might run out of names for hurricanes

Because it's 2020, we might run out of names for hurricanes

Hurricane Alpha is a very real possibility for the next named storm. Hurricane Alpha is a very real possibility for the next named storm. Photo: Handout, Handout / ESA/NASA Via Getty Images Photo: Handout, Handout / ESA/NASA Via Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Hurricane Alpha is a very real possibility for the next named storm. Hurricane Alpha is a very real possibility for the next named storm….

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