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PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Beta lashes Southeast Texas coast

HOUSTON – Tropical Storm Beta is pummeling the Southeast Texas coastline with storm surge and heavy rain.

Here is a collection of photos from our crews covering the storm up and down the coast.

You can also see viewer photos here.

Houston

An elevated Buffalo Bayou is seen in downtown Houston during Tropical Storm beta on Sept. 22, 2020.
An elevated Buffalo Bayou is seen in downtown Houston during Tropical Storm beta on Sept. 22, 2020. (KPRC)
A stalled car is seen in floodwaters caused by Tropical Stom Beta on SH 288 in Houston on Sept. 22, 2020.
A stalled car is seen in floodwaters caused by Tropical Stom Beta on SH 288 in Houston on Sept. 22, 2020. (KPRC)
A car floats in floodwater that covers a Houston street during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
A car floats in floodwater that covers a Houston street during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
A man is pulled to safety in a kayak after being rescued from his vehicle that had stalled in floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta in Houston on Sept. 21, 2020.
A man is pulled to safety in a kayak after being rescued from his vehicle that had stalled in floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta in Houston on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Several cars that stalled in floodwater left by rains from Tropical Storm Beta are seen at the intersection of Bellfort and Southwest Freeway in Houston on Sept. 22, 2020.
Several cars that stalled in floodwater left by rains from Tropical Storm Beta are seen at the intersection of Bellfort and Southwest Freeway in Houston on Sept. 22, 2020. (KPRC)

Shore Acres

Floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta are seen in Shore Acres, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2020.
Floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta are seen in Shore Acres, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2020. (KPRC)

Pearland

Water covers a road in Pearland, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2020, after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Beta.
Water covers a road in Pearland, Texas, on Sept. 22, 2020, after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Beta. (KPRC)
Car caught in flooded street in Pearland on Sept. 21, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta.
Car caught in flooded street in Pearland on Sept. 21, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta. (KPRC)

Galveston

A damaged portion of the 61st Street Pier is seen in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
A damaged portion of the 61st Street Pier is seen in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Sandbags are stacked in front of an entrance to a business in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Sandbags are stacked in front of an entrance to a business in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Onlookers photograph the waves in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Onlookers photograph the waves in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Waves caused by Tropical Storm Beta roll under the 61st Street Pier in Galveston, Texas, on Sept. 21, 2020.
Waves caused by Tropical Storm Beta roll under the 61st Street Pier in Galveston, Texas, on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Waves slam against the 61st Street Pier in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Waves slam against the 61st Street Pier in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Vehicles navigate water that covers a street in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Vehicles navigate water that covers a street in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Water floods a street in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Water floods a street in Galveston, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)

Kemah

Water covers the entrance to the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Water covers the entrance to the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Debris from a damaged boat dock is seen in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept, 21, 2020.
Debris from a damaged boat dock is seen in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept, 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Waves crash against a boat dock in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Waves crash against a boat dock in Kemah, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)

Brazoria County

Vehicles navigate a flooded street in Brazoria County, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
Vehicles navigate a flooded street in Brazoria County, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
A Centerpoint Energy crew drives on a street in Brazoria County, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020.
A Centerpoint Energy crew drives on a street in Brazoria County, Texas, during Tropical Storm Beta on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)
Water caused by the storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta is seen in Brazoria County, Texas, on Sept. 21, 2020.
Water caused by the storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta is seen in Brazoria County, Texas, on Sept. 21, 2020. (KPRC)

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