Tropical Storm Beta tracking map 7pm Saturday

The sun was shining Saturday, but local officials warned that heavy rains and flash flooding are just around the corner as Tropical Storm Beta approaches land.

The most severe weather is expected Sunday evening through Monday. Five to eight inches of rain are anticipated in the Crossroads, with 10 to 15 inches in isolated areas, according to the National Weather Service.

Tropical Storm Beta watches/warnings 4pm Saturday
Tropical Storm Beta 7-day forecast

The weather forecast for Victoria as of Saturday evening.

Michael Villareal

Michael Villareal feels he is ready for whatever Beta throws at him.

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Mark Rosenberg reports on rural community life for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. He can be reached at or 361-574-1264 or on Twitter at @markrosenberg32. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to

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