Residents of Galveston, Texas, prepared for the arrival of Tropical Storm Beta as it moved through the northwest Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, September 20.
The storm was expected to make landfall on the Texas coast on Monday. The National Hurricane Center warned of life-threatening storm surge and high tide along stretches of the Texas and Louisiana coasts.
A tropical storm warning was put in place from Port Aransas, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, with tropical storm conditions reported on Sunday.
Video filmed by local resident Robert Rodriguez shows rising water levels in Galveston, Texas. Credit: Robert Rodriguez via Storyful