Tropical Storm Beta Lashes Coastline of Kemah, Texas

Tropical Storm Beta brought strong waves to Kemah, Texas, on September 21, with the National Hurricane Center warning of “life-threatening storm surges” in portions of Texas and Louisiana.

Video shows waves lashing the Kemah coastline, with uploader Daniel Harrison writing: “An angry Galveston Bay as Beta’s wind and surge rip apart docks in Kemah area.”

Local news reported damage from flooding across Galveston County.

As of 2 pm on September 21, according to the the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beta was nearing the central Texas coast with “rain bands with tropical storm force wind gusts spreading onshore the central and upper Texas coastal areas.” Credit: @danielharrison_ via Storyful