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Posted on: September 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Monitoring Tropical Storm Beta

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League City’s Emergency Management Office, in collaboration with the Houston-Galveston branch of the National Weather Service, is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Beta. The storm has already brought heavy rain and coastal flooding into our area. 

Latest Info from the National Hurricane Center (as of 6 a.m. on Sept. 22) Tropical Storm Beta is to stall today and then slowly move east northeast tonight. Unfortunately, this will bring additional rainfall across portions of South East Texas throughout the day. Significant flash and urban flooding is occurring and will continue for the middle and upper Texas Coastin Tuesday. Storm surge flooding will continue throughout the morning, around the times of high tide along portions of the Texas Coast.

 City Public Works crews have been working throughout the storm to clear ditches and drains. Traffic crews are redirecting traffic and closing roads as needed. As a precaution, pumps have been set up in neighborhoods across the City. Residents who live in low-lying areas should take the necessary precautions to remain safe and dry. This includes staying off the roads and being aware of standing water before making their commute.

The City will continue to provide updates to residents as the storm develops through social media and the City’s website once more information is available. Click here to view the latest updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leaguecitytexas/

To monitor flooded roads, and creek and bayou flooding levels, visit: https://www.harriscountyfws.org.

Residents are encouraged to monitor the National Weather Service website for the latest and up-to-date information: www.nws.org


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