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Beryl makes landfall as Cat 1 near Matagorda City -3am update

NOAA forecast

Hurricane Beryl Tropical Cyclone Update NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022024 300 AM CDT Mon Jul 8 2024 ...BERYL EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL ALONG MIDDLE TEXAS COAST WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO... ...300 AM CDT POSITION UPDATE... Beryl is nearing the middle Texas coast and is expected to make landfall within the next hour or two. Life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall is ongoing across portions of Texas. Sustained tropical-storm-force winds and hurricane-force wind gust have already been reported along the coast, these winds will continue to spread inland. A NOS station (8773146) located at Matagorda City recently reported a sustained wind of 68 mph (109 km/h) and a gust of 86 mph (139 km/h). SUMMARY OF 300 AM CDT...0800 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...28.4N 96.0W ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM SSE OF MATAGORDA TEXAS ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM ENE OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES $$ Forecaster Kelly


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