TX: Beryl makes landfall as category 1 hurricane

Source: Houston Chronicle

“Beryl made landfall near Matagorda, Texas as a category 1 hurricane at around 3:30 a.m. Monday morning, pummeling the coastline with wind gusts as high as 89-mph and maximum sustained winds around 80 mph, according to Space City Weathaer. Beryl is now expected to weaken and track north-northeast over land, inundating Southeast Texas with rain and bringing life-threatening storm surge and winds to the region. … On July 2, Beryl became the earliest Category 5 hurricane observed in the Atlantic.” (07/08/24)