Tropical Forecast: Tracking system in the Pacific

With the abundance of Saharan dust across the Atlantic basin, tropical systems are not expected to develop for at least the next week. There's a medium chance a tropical depression or storm could form in the western east Pacific over the next 2-7 days. But this system is moving away from the US, Mexico & Central America.

Tropical Update: Tropical activity quiet in Gulf

Gulf of Mexico should remain quiet through the weekend with no tropical activity expected. Area of low pressure near the Carolina coast is not expected to form into a tropical system since it is close to moving on to the Carolina coast. But it will bring heavy rain & the threat for flooding to the Carolinas. In the eastern Pacific, a tropical wave is producing disorganized showers and storms west of Central America. It has a LOW 20% chance for development over the next week.

Tropical Update: No development seen in the Gulf

No tropical activity is expected for the Caribbean or Gulf of Mexico over the next few days. There's a low 10% chance of a tropical system forming off the east coast of Florida. But any major development is unlikely as this area of low pressure drifts towards the US this weekend. In the Eastern Pacific, there's a low 20% chance of tropical development over the next 7 days with a tropical wave near Nicaragua moving west at 10-15 mph.

Beryl long gone from Houston area, cleanup begins

Post Tropical Cyclone Beryl is now near Detroit, Michigan still bringing the threat for heavy rain, flooding and even a few tornadoes to parts of the Great Lakes and Northeast. It has 30 mph winds and should cross into Canada by tomorrow. National hurricane center is also monitoring an area of showers and storms off the SE US coast with a very LOW 10% chance of development over the next 2-7 days. No tropical activity is expected in the Gulf of Mexico for the rest of the week.

Tropical Weather Forecast: Beryl moving on, heat moving in

Beryl is now a Post-Tropical cyclone near St. Louis with 30 mph winds bringing a Flood and tornado risk to parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes area. There are still over 1 million people without power in the Houston area from strong winds that Beryl produced yesterday. The good news is that there are no other tropical cyclones expected to form in the Atlantic basin over the next few days

Tracking Tropical Storm Beryl as of Saturday evening

Beryl continues to move through the Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds at 60mph. Strengthening is still expected to happen prior to landfall on Monday morning. The forecast Category 1 hurricane should come ashore near Corpus Christi. FOX 26 viewers near the coast and closer to the projected landfall are currently under a Hurricane Warning because of the expected high winds. Those along the coast will see a storm surge of up to 5 feet. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from Corpus Christi north to Galveston Bay. Everyone in most of the FOX26 area is under a Flood Watch because of the expected 5-10 inches of rainfall with isolated spots getting 12-15 inches. Sunday should still be relatively quiet, so finish those last-minute preparations and settle in for a stormy Monday.

Tropical update: Beryl to become hurricane

No major changes to Tropical Storm Beryl forecast with the Saturday 4pm update. Strengthening is still expected to happen prior to landfall on Monday morning. The forecast Category 1 hurricane should come ashore near Corpus Christi. Those along the coast will see storm surge of up to 5 feet. Everyone in the FOX 26 area should be prepared for 5-10 inches of rainfall with isolated spots getting 12-15 inches. Sunday should still be relatively quite, so finish those last minute preparations and settle in for a stormy Monday.

National Hurricane Center director talks bout Beryl

The National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Beryl as it approaches the Texas Gulf Coastline. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson spoke with the Director of the NOAA National Hurricane Center, Michael Brennan, to get the latest update on the storm.

Disaster declaration for Galveston County

A disaster declaration was declared in Galveston as the County prepares for Tropical Storm Beryl to make its way to the Texas coast. FOX 26's Jonathan Mejia has the latest after visiting the island.