Residents in southwest Houston and Galveston prepare for Beryl’s arrival to Texas coast as flood watch issued for most of SE Texas

On Saturday, ABC13 provided team weather coverage, specifically in southwest Houston and Galveston.

ABC13’s Luke Jones reported from the southwest Houston area on flooded streets hitting Saturday afternoon.

Some southwest Houston drivers are concerned after their cars got flooded after Saturday’s thunderstorm.

“It started going into my carpets, my car got waterlogged, and now I’m stuck here. I’ve been stuck here for be like 30 to 45 minutes,” Guillermo Serrano, whose car got flooded from Saturday’s thunderstorm, said.

Not to mention, Serrano plans to head further inland alongside his girlfriend and cats to Dayton in anticipation of Beryl.

Emergency leaders encourage people to have emergency storm kits ready and be prepared for power outages.

ABC13’s Alex Bozarjian reported from Galveston on the potential impacts that Beryl could bring to the Texas coast.

On Saturday, the main concern in Galveston County will be the storm surge, for which a tropical storm warning is currently in effect in the area.

On Saturday, the main concern in Galveston County will be the storm surge, for which a tropical storm warning is currently in effect in the area.

Current forecasted threats to Galveston include anywhere between six and eight inches of rain.

Galveston County Judge Mark Henry is reminding residents to pay attention to weather updates, secure outdoor items, and prepare emergency kits.

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