EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) – Today is a First Alert Weather Day. Hurricane Beryl will make landfall along the Central Texas coast this morning, likely near Matagorda as a Category 1 hurricane. Winds of 75-85+ mph, dangerous storm surges of 3-6 feet, and flash flooding are possible along the coast near where the eye of Beryl makes landfall. Here in East Texas, we won’t see as significant an impact, but we still need to be aware of the weather. Locally strong, damaging winds, flash flooding, and even tropical funnels/tornadoes are possible at times as Beryl’s rainbands move steadily northward through East Texas today and tonight. A Flood Warning is currently in effect until 3:00 PM Tuesday due to the possibility of 4-6″+ rain, and Tropical Storm Warnings are also in effect for Houston, Trinity, Polk, and Tyler counties due to the threat of 40+ mph sustained winds. Once Beryl makes landfall this morning, it will move rapidly northward through East Texas today and tonight, shifting more northeastward tomorrow morning, then moving through Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois Tuesday into Wednesday. Tropical rains are typically MUCH heavier than your average summer thunderstorm, so it is very important to drive safely and slowly on the roads today and remain weather aware and watch for potential flooding. Heavy rains and storms are likely to remain tonight into early Tuesday morning before easing Tuesday afternoon, with northwesterly winds from Beryl helping to push a weak cold front through East Texas tomorrow morning. Temperatures today and tomorrow will likely be around 80°F, with highs of 90°F by Wednesday. Limited showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day, although coverage looks to be fairly limited to the afternoon hours Wednesday through Sunday. Please use caution while out and about today, and be aware that we will be watching the skies closely until Beryl has fully exited East Texas.