Houston - Drenching Rain From Now Tropical Depression Beta As It Stalls Over Texas Coast

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Tropical Storm Beta has been downgraded to a tropical depression after making landfall last night along the Texas coast. Heavy rain continues today with some flooding in the Houston area. We're going T to see these fans move in from the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, there's just very little letup coming from these bands, and that's going to result in continued very heavy rain over areas that have already had a lot of right overnight. Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Linder says the storm has stalled, leading to significant rainfall totals. Houston police Chief Art Escovedo says the city is prepared right now we're seeing are typical airs are flooding the typical roadways that are going prone to flood. We actually pre positioned barricades in those locations and been able to close down Fort Bend County Emergency management coordinator Alan Spears says things there are starting to clear off roadways remains Very clear way have what one little issue on highway 59 in the penalty area. He says the drainage system will drain the water. Justus fast is it flooded and is asking residents to remain patient and not to drive in high

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