Class three Hurricane Delta Approaches Texas Coast

Category 3 Hurricane Delta Approaches Texas Coast

South Padre Island, Texas, braced for coastal flooding as Hurricane Delta neared landfall on Friday, October 9, studies mentioned. The Nationwide Climate Service issued a excessive surf warning and a coastal flood warning by way of 7 pm on Friday. This drone footage reveals the robust storm surge Friday morning. Seashores in Cameron County and the larger South Padre Island space had been closed, native media reported. As of Friday morning, the storm was Class three, with 120 mph winds. It was transferring north at 12 mph. The coast from Beaumont, Texas, to Morgan Metropolis, Louisiana, was underneath a hurricane warning. Areas to the east, north, and west had been underneath tropical storm warnings. Credit score: Wayne Dodd through Storyful