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WTUS84 KCRP 221513
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Tropical Depression Beta Local Statement Advisory Number 20
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX  AL222020
1013 AM CDT Tue Sep 22 2020

This product covers South Texas

**BETA WEAKENS TO TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER VICTORIA CROSSROADS**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 80 miles north-northeast of Port Aransas TX or about 40 
      miles north-northwest of Port Oconnor TX
    - 28.9N 96.7W
    - Storm Intensity 35 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 45 degrees at 2 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Beta has weakened to a Tropical Depression this morning, currently 
located northeast of Victoria. The system will continue to gradually 
move off to the northeast today with some bands of showers still 
possible over the Victoria Crossroads region. With heavy rains having 
already fallen over portions of Victoria and Calhoun counties, flooding
rain is still possible in this region with the potential for another 1
to 3 inches of rain. Coastal flooding also remains a concern in bays 
and waterways north of Port Aransas where tide levels are still running
high. Inundation of 1 to 2 feet will still be possible through this 
afternoon. Elsewhere across South Texas, impacts from Beta have ended. 


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* SURGE:
Little to no additional surge impacts expected.

Elsewhere across South Texas, little to no impact is anticipated.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across
Victoria and Calhoun Counties. Remain well guarded against dangerous 
flood waters having further impacts of significant potential.

Elsewhere across South Texas, little to no impact is anticipated.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Be alert for flooded roads which could be compromised or littered with
debris. Avoid travel until water levels subside and roads have been 
cleared. Do not drive through places where flood waters cover the road.
Turn around, don't drown!

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi TX regarding 
the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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