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Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane Beryl made landfall in Texas early Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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The center of Beryl was tracked moving over Matagorda, Texas, just before 5 a.m.

The landfall comes after Beryl regained hurricane strength overnight.

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The storm system is forecast to bring dangerous storm surges and strong winds.

Residents in the area are also being warned about the risk of flash floods.

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Beryl has maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and is moving north at 12 mph.

The storm is expected to continue its path over eastern Texas throughout Monday.

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There are no other tropical systems being tracked by the NHC, as the rest of the tropics are thankfully quiet.

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