South Padre Island, Texas, braced for coastal flooding as Hurricane Delta neared landfall on Friday, October 9, reports said.
The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning and a coastal flood warning through 7 pm on Friday.
This footage shows the strong storm surge Friday morning. Beaches in Cameron County were closed, local media reported.
As of Friday morning, the storm was Category 3, with 120 mph winds. It was moving north at 12 mph. The coast from Beaumont, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, was under a hurricane warning. Areas to the east, north, and west were under tropical storm warnings. Credit: Wayne Dodd via Storyful