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Tropical Storm Alberto: affected areas and latest news

Tormenta Tropical Alberto en USA, en vivo: zonas afectadas, trayectoria y últimas noticias

Tropical Storm Alberto: live updates

Alberto is on land but the flooding danger is still present warns FEMA

Tropical Storm Alberto made landfall around sunrise on Thursday morning at Tampico, Mexico roughly 250 miles south of Brownsville, Texas. Despite that distance the first named storm of the 2024 hurricane season dumped vast quantities of rain all along the Gulf Coast of the Lone Star State.

Even though it should quickly weaken over land, officials are warning not to let your guard down that there is still the possibility of flash flooding from the storm system. Make sure you know the difference between a 'Flood Watch' and a 'Flood Warning'.


Surfside Beach, Texas remains underwater

Surfside Beach, Texas found itself swamped by water from storm surge and heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2024 hurricane season in the Atlantic. While the tempest has moved ashore and is weakening, residents of the coastal community south of Houston remains under water on Thursday.


NWS: Alberto "bringing a significant threat of coastal flooding"

While the rainfall and winds from Tropical Storm Alberto are expected to ease across Texas on Thrusday there is still the risk of coastal flooding for parts of the state along the Gulf of Mexico warns NOAA.

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Tropical Storm Alberto makes landfall

The first named tropical storm of the 2024 hurricane season in the Atlantic made landfall on Thursday morning near the city of Tampico, Mexico roughly 250 miles south of Brownsville, Texas. It is expected to continue its march west  inland toward the city of San Luis Potosi. The National Weather Service warns that Northeastern Mexico could see rainfall totals of 5 to 10 inches.

Texas will see tropical winds subside and rainfall ease during Thursday with an additional 1 inch or less expected.


Texas Governor Greg Abbott issues disaster declaration

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for 51 counties in the Lone Star State. These include:

Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bee, Bexar, Brazoria, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Fort Bend, Frio, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Harris, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kinney, Kleberg, LaSalle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Matagorda, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Orange, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Wharton, Willacy, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala


Alberto's tropical storm winds felt in Texas

The center of Tropical Storm Alberto may be over Mexico but its winds are being felt in Texas causing costal flooding.


Alberto has widest wind field in 20 years

The Atlantic hurricane season is truly underway with the first named tropical storm slamming into Mexico. However, the breath of the storm system, with the widest wind field since 2004, is packing a punch well up the Gulf Coast into the United States


View of Tropical Storm Alberto ovewr Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Alberto developed over the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Mexico but wind and rain from the system is being felt up the Gulf Coast as far as Louisiana.


Hello and welcome to AS USA live updates on Tropical Storm Alberto

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for 51 counties in the Lone Star State as the first named storm of the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, Alberto, dumps heavy rainfall across the southern half of the state. The tempest is also delivering tropical storm force winds and costal flooding and has resulted in at least three fatalities so far.

Follow along with the latest news and alerts as Tropical Storm Alberto pushes inland.