MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Beta was producing heavy rainfall and flooding over portions of the upper Texas coast on Tuesday afternoon.
With the 5 p.m. Tuesday advisory, Beta was about 40 miles north of Port O’Connor, Texas. It had maximum sustained winds of 30 mph and was moving east northeast at 5 mph.
On the forecast track, the center of Beta will move inland over southeastern Texas through Wednesday and then over Louisiana and Mississippi Wednesday night through Friday.
The National Weather Center said this would be the last advisory for Beta.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Teddy is headed toward Canada.
Teddy was expected to bring destructive waves, heavy rain, and strong winds to portions of Nova Scotia through Wednesday.
With the 5 p.m. Tuesday advisory, Teddy was about 300 miles of Halifax Nova Scotia. It packed maximum sustained winds of 100 mph was moving north northwest at 16 mph.
Although some weakening is likely on Tuesday night and Wednesday, Teddy should be a strong post-tropical cyclone when it moves near and over Nova Scotia.
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:
- South coast of Nova Scotia from Digby to Meat Cove
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:
- Meat Cove to Tidnish Nova Scotia
- North of Digby to Fort Lawrence Nova Scotia
- Magdalen Islands Quebec
- Port aux Basques to Francois Newfoundland
- Prince Edward Island
Meanwhile, Paulette weakened and is expected to become a remnant low within the next day or so.
Finally, showers and thunderstorms extending from the Bahamas westward through the Straits of Florida and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico are associated with a frontal system. This system is forecast to move slowly southward over Cuba during the next couple of days, and then move back northward on Thursday through Saturday.
Environmental conditions could be marginally conducive for some slight development over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico late this week. Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall is possible over portions of Cuba on Tuesday and Wednesday.