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Update on Tropical Storm Beta, Tropical Storm Watch issued from East of Intracoastal City to Morgan City

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Beta Advisory Number 8…Corrected
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL222020
1000 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

Corrected Storm Surge amounts

…BETA STARTING ITS WESTWARD TURN…
…TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS AND
LOUISIANA COASTS…

SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…26.6N 92.6W
ABOUT 305 MI…495 KM ESE OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS
ABOUT 245 MI…395 KM S OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH…95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 3 MPH…6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…994 MB…29.36 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect from Port Aransas, Texas
to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…
* Port Mansfield, TX to Cameron, LA including Baffin Bay, Corpus
Christi Bay, Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay, Matagorda
Bay, Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake and Calcasieu Lake

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to High Island Texas

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to Intracoastal City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* South of Port Aransas Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande
* East of Intracoastal City Louisiana to Morgan City Louisiana

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-
threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the
coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.
For a depiction of areas at risk, please see the National Weather
Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at
hurricanes.gov.

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force
winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
dangerous.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

A Hurricane Warning may be required for portions of the Texas coast
later today or tonight.

For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
———————-
At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Beta was
located near latitude 26.6 North, longitude 92.6 West. Beta is
moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow westward
motion is expected to begin later today, with a slow northwestward
motion forecast to begin late Sunday or Sunday night and continue
through late Monday. On the forecast track, the center of Beta
will slow approach the Texas coast into early next week.
BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Beta Advisory Number 8…Corrected
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL222020
1000 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

Corrected Storm Surge amounts

…BETA STARTING ITS WESTWARD TURN…
…TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS AND
LOUISIANA COASTS…

SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…26.6N 92.6W
ABOUT 305 MI…495 KM ESE OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS
ABOUT 245 MI…395 KM S OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH…95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 3 MPH…6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…994 MB…29.36 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect from Port Aransas, Texas
to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…
* Port Mansfield, TX to Cameron, LA including Baffin Bay, Corpus
Christi Bay, Copano Bay, Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay, Matagorda
Bay, Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake and Calcasieu Lake

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to High Island Texas

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Port Aransas Texas to Intracoastal City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* South of Port Aransas Texas to the Mouth of the Rio Grande
* East of Intracoastal City Louisiana to Morgan City Louisiana

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-
threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the
coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.
For a depiction of areas at risk, please see the National Weather
Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at
hurricanes.gov.

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force
winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
dangerous.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

A Hurricane Warning may be required for portions of the Texas coast
later today or tonight.

For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
———————-
At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Beta was
located near latitude 26.6 North, longitude 92.6 West. Beta is
moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow westward
motion is expected to begin later today, with a slow northwestward
motion forecast to begin late Sunday or Sunday night and continue
through late Monday. On the forecast track, the center of Beta
will slowly approach the Texas coast into early next week.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is expected today. After that, slow
strengthening is forecast, and Beta is expected to be at or near
hurricane strength Sunday night or Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb (29.36 inches).

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is expected today. After that, slow
strengthening is forecast, and Beta is expected to be at or near
hurricane strength Sunday night or Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb (29.36 inches).

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