Hurricane Beryl Landfall Compilation

Published On: July 8, 2024

Beryl regains steam en route to Texas coast

The storm is expected to make landfall early Monday as an intensifying category 1 or 2 hurricane.

NWS: Hurricane Beryl has made landfall in Matagorda, TX as a category 1, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph with a minimum central pressure of 979 MB.

AP News: The storm was projected to come ashore early Monday in the middle of the Texas coast around Matagorda Bay, an area about 100 miles (161 kilometers) south of Houston, but officials cautioned the path could still change.

Jeff Masters: After racking up more accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) than any Atlantic hurricane so early in the season – not to mention hitting category 5 strength at a record-early point – Tropical Storm Beryl was hurtling toward its final landfall. One last round of strengthening is expected before Beryl reaches the middle Texas coast early Monday morning, and Beryl could make landfall as a rapidly intensifying category 1 or 2 hurricane.

Beryl strengthens to Cat 1 hurricane as Texas coast residents brace for impact

USA Today: Beryl strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane as it marched toward the Texas coast, putting residents on edge as forecasters expect the storm to make landfall early Monday.

As of 1 a.m. CT on Monday, Beryl’s maximum sustained winds increased to 80 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm was centered about 30 miles south-southeast of Matagorda and 95 miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas, with the “conditions deteriorating with dangerous storm surge, flash flooding, and strong winds expected.”

 

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