Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall

After a very slow trek through the Gulf of Mexico over the past few days, Beta has finally made landfall in Texas. Here’s what you need to know:Beta made landfall as a Tropical Storm near Port O’Connor, Texas around 10:00 pm MondayThe latest forecast track takes Beta inland, before a turn to the northeast begins Tuesday and WednesdayLatest track for TS Beta; Valid Monday, September 21, 2020 (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Latest track for TS Beta; Valid Monday, September 21, 2020 (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Beta will continue to move very slowly, which will likely result in prolonged periods of heavy rain for some areas, especially in and around the Houston areaImpacts for the San Antonio AreaOverall, the most rain will fall well east of the I-35 corridor this week, so flooding is not a concern for San Antonio & Bexar CountyHowever, a Flash Flood Watch has been issued through Tuesday for places like Hallettsville, Cuero, and GoliadThose easternmost communities could see rainfall totals in the 3-6″ rangeIn contrast, the San Antonio/Bexar County area is expected to see around 1 inch of rain through midweekLatest Video ForecastStay InformedTo follow along with the busiest Atlantic hurricane season on record, bookmark our hurricane page or download the KSAT Hurricane Tracker App. You can also find your local forecast anytime - including potential impacts from Tropical Depression Twenty-Two - on the KSAT Weather page.