Tropical Storm Fred weakens to tropical depression; more of South Florida excluded from forecast path
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Fred weakened to a tropical depression as it neared Haiti on Wednesday evening, as much of South Florida moved just outside the cone of possible paths of the storm’s center. Fred’s top wind speed fell from 40 mph to 35 mph, no longer at tropical storm strength, according to the 8 p.m. EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center. The storm is expected ...news.yahoo.com
Hurricane Elsa’s path shifts slightly west, putting most of coastal South Florida outside forecast’s potential track
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hurricane Elsa, which had strengthened Friday afternoon as it continued speeding through the Caribbean, saw its forecast track shift slightly westward in the 5 p.m. EDT advisory, placing most of coastal South Florida — including Surfside, where rescue efforts after the condo collapse are ongoing — outside the National Hurricane Center’s projected potential path. ...news.yahoo.com
Delta makes landfall Friday, weakening Saturday
It has been a record year in the Atlantic, and now the tropics are heating up again. With the Atlantic Hurricane Season ongoing through the end of November, Hurricane Delta looks to enter the record books as one of the rare, very strong storms that occur later in the season. You can also find your local forecast anytime on the KSAT Weather page. Types of Tropical SystemsNot all tropical systems are created equal! Meteorologist Sarah Spivey explains in the video below.
Tropical Storm Beta expected to make landfall Monday night
After being nearly stationary for most of the weekend, Tropical Storm Beta is finally on the move and heading toward Texas. Here’s what you need to know:As of Monday afternoon, Beta was located in the far western Gulf with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was moving WNW at 7 mphLatest stats for Tropical Storm Beta; Valid Monday, September 21st (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) Farther west, rainfall totals will be a good bit lowerThe San Antonio/Bexar County area could see around an inch of rain through midweekMaximum potential rainfall due to Tropical Storm Beta; Valid Monday, September 21st (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) You can also find your local forecast anytime - including potential impacts from Tropical Depression Twenty-Two - on the KSAT Weather page. Types of Tropical SystemsNot all tropical systems are created equal!
WATCH: Meteorologist Adam Caskey gives latest update on Hurricane Laura
KSAT Meteorologist Adam Caskey at 8 p.m. will discuss Hurricane Laura’s projected landfall and impacts on Texas. Find more information about the hurricane with the latest forecast or follow KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne as he reports from the Texas Coast. Stay InformedYou can follow along with Your Weather Authority as we continue to track both Marco and Laura by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android. Be sure to allow notifications for updates, including livestreams from KSAT meteorologists. Our KSAT Hurricane Tracker app also allows you to monitor the tropics from your phone during the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs until November 30.
San Antonio Red Cross volunteers prepared to assist with tropical storm evacuees
SAN ANTONIO Officials with the American Red Cross Greater San Antonio chapter are preparing to assist if needed in the aftermath of tropical storms Marco and Laura along the coast. Watching the Tropics: Marco Struggles, Laura IntensifiesWe are ready with volunteers that would serve virtually and boots on the ground to ensure that the Red Cross is providing everyone the necessary services through their entire process from being evacuated to being sheltered, said Michael Vela, executive director of the American Red Cross Greater San Antonio chapter. Our Red Cross volunteers here locally are getting the necessary supplies ready in the case we need to deploy a non-congregate shelter with a hotel partner locally, Vela said. We are also prepared for congregate shelters, where we will make use of the CDC guidelines for social distancing. We are doing temp checks and providing (personal protective equipment).Vela said the Red Cross has also provided special training to staff and volunteers to ensure everyones safety.
Watch beach cams in Galveston as Hurricane Laura approaches
Texas Hurricane Laura is approaching the coast and is expected to make landfall sometime around late Wednesday or very early Thursday. The National Hurricane Center is currently forecasting that the Category 1 hurricane will eventually strengthen into a Category 3 hurricane, making landfall anywhere from Galveston Bay to Vermilion Bay in Louisiana. Laura is the 12th-named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season and is not expected to bring much rain to San Antonio. However, the hurricane could bring widespread flooding to the coastal area and a mandatory evacuation has been issued for the city of Galveston. You can keep an eye on the Galveston area with the following beach cams in the area:Related articles:
WATCH: KSAT meteorologists answer your questions about Tropical Storms Marco and Laura
KSAT meteorologists discussed Tropical Storms Laura and Marco with viewers on our KSAT.com/chat page at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. The KSAT Weather Authority breaks down the latest forecasts and models and give you the most up-to-date information about the tropical storms in the video above. Find more information about the two storms with the latest forecast or read more about the history of two storms forming in the Gulf at the same time. Stay InformedYou can follow along with Your Weather Authority as we continue to track both Marco and Laura by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android. Our KSAT Hurricane Tracker app also allows you to monitor the tropics from your phone during the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs until November 30.
Watch Tropical Storm Hanna approach with live webcams along Texas coast
Texas Tropical Storm Hannah is approaching the Texas coast and expected to make landfall near the Corpus Christi area on Saturday. Hannah is the eighth-named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. However, the tropical storm could bring more widespread flooding to the coastal area. You can keep an eye on the storm as it approaches through beach cams along the Texas coast. Here is a list of beach cameras available to the public:Click here for the Whitecap Beach Access webcamClick here for the North Padre Sea Wall webcamClick here for the SeaGull Condos webcamClick here for the Bay Tree Condos webcamClick here for The Mayan Princess webcam
Padre Island National Seashore closes north, south beaches due to Tropical Storm Cristobal
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Padre Island National Seashore has temporarily closed its north and south beaches due to coastal flooding from Tropical Storm Cristobal. The storm made landfall Sunday afternoon on the southeast Louisiana coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. Swimming is also not currently recommended as... Posted by Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, June 7, 2020Officials have also received reports of a lot of jellyfish in the water. Very heavy rain and storms are possible along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana all the way to Florida during the tropical storm, as reported by the KSAT 12 weather team. RELATED LINKS:Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall Sunday eveningTriple-digit heat likely for the first time this year in San AntonioWater rescue caught on camera in Corpus Christi as Tropical Storm Cristobal brings rough surf to Texas coast
Gulf Coast prepares for flooding from Tropical Storm Cristobal
The latest forecast track has Tropical Storm Cristobal -- the third named storm of what is expected to be an active hurricane season -- making landfall sometime Sunday afternoon or early evening. Track Tropical Storm Cristobal here >>>As for Cristobal's landfall location, several models say it will fall somewhere between Marsh Island and Slidell, Louisiana. Flooding will be the biggest concern for Gulf Coast states east of Texas. The Storm Prediction Center has a "marginal risk" for the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and northwestern Florida. “Tropical storms like Cristobal can still be prolific tornado producers, especially when making landfall on the Gulf Coast,” said CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller.