The Office of Emergency Management and the Spaceflight Meteorology Group continue to monitor Tropical Strom Beryl.

Here is the latest from the Spaceflight Meteorology Group: At 4PM CDT, Tropical Storm Beryl was located at 21.2N 29.2W or 680 miles SE of JSC, moving WNW at 15 MPH. Maximum sustained winds were 65 MPH.

TS Beryl is forecast to emerge into the Gulf of Mexico this evening and begin a slow strengthening and gradual more northwest motion over the weekend. Beryl should be a hurricane again by Sunday afternoon east of Brownsville. Hurricane Watches have been posted from Sargent Texas (about 65 miles southwest of JSC south to the Rio Grande). JSC is NOT in the Hurricane Watch. Beryl will likely make landfall Monday afternoon somewhere on the south or middle Texas coast. A more northerly change in the forecast track is possible over the weekend and will be monitored.

Tropical Weather Info from National Hurricane Center:

Hurricane Statement from NWS Houston/Galveston: