Beta Moving Toward the Texas Coast; Fire Weather Concerns in the West

Beta is expected to slowly approach the Texas coast with an increasing risk of heavy rainfall and flooding along the northwest Gulf Coast by Sunday. Life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-force winds are possible along portions of the Texas Coast by Monday. Elsewhere, gusty conditions will again result in fire weather concerns from the Southwest to the High Plains.
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Last Update: 400 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

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12NM NW New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: A weak frontal zone draped across the region will continue to slowly erode over the weekend. Tropical Storm Beta, located over the western Gulf of Mexico, will continue to meander over the west and northwestern Gulf through early next week. Refer to the latest advisories issued by the National Hurricane Center regarding Tropical Storm Beta.

Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sunday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Monday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Tuesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 400 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020
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