Friday evening update: Hanna could become a hurricane before Texas landfall

Published 4:34 pm Friday, July 24, 2020

Tropical Storm Hanna could become a hurricane before landfall Saturday afternoon near Corpus Christi.

In Southeast Texas, wind gusts in the rain bands could be as high as 30 to 40 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

Warning Coordination Meteorologist Roger Erickson said some places along and south of the I-10 corridor of Southeast Texas and Southern Louisiana could see 2-4 inches through Monday.

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Expect flash flooding during the heaviest rains.
Tides are running almost 2 feet above normal.

A coastal flood advisory is in effect.

Minor coastal flooding will occur during high tides Friday evening and Saturday morning.

Locations that could see minor flooding include Sabine Pass, Rainbow bridge, downtown Orange, Hackberry, downtown Cameron, Deatonville, Intracoastal City, Delcambre, Cypremort Point and Burns Point.