Heavy rain, flooding in South Texas with Hanna overnight

Tracking the Tropics

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Hanna continues to move over South Texas with strong winds and very heavy rainfall. This storm will begin to weaken overnight and into Sunday, but not before a lot of rain falls in this region.

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Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on the state’s response to this storm on Saturday. Watch his remarks below.


The waves associated with Hanna are very strong off the Texas coast. This will likely cause storm surge and coastal flooding.

Here is the forecast track Hanna. With this storm now inland, a gradual weakening will occur with the storm. However, the rain will continue into Sunday.

HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED FOR THE COAST

This will be primarily a heavy rain and flash flood event for Texas. South Texas expected to receive over 6″ of rainfall with amounts 12″ plus likely closer to the Texas-Mexico border. In East Texas, our southern counties could receive up to 2 inches.

OUR RAIN CHANCES

More scattered storms are expected on Sunday. These will have storms associated with them, but since they are tropical in character they will drop some heavy rain at times. Areas south of I-20 have the best chance to see rain and focused especially across Deep East Texas.

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