Here’s a look at the gulf as Tropical Storm Imelda hits the Freeport area. Surfers are taking advantage of the winds. Get the latest on the storm here: https://t.co/Za4oxGoCPh pic.twitter.com/6dFsukIV9r— Nick Natario (@NickABC13) September 17, 2019
There were no reports of any serious flooding or wind damage after Imelda made landfall, but city leaders told ABC13's Nick Natario the storm brought 30 MPH winds.
TROPICAL STORM IMELDA HITS NEAR FREEPORT: This afternoon, a tropical storm made landfall near Freeport. I spoke with @cityof_freeport leaders about what neighbors should know. https://t.co/Za4oxGoCPh pic.twitter.com/ujJodfrNHL— Nick Natario (@NickABC13) September 17, 2019
As the winds slowed down, leaders continued to encourge people to stay indoors. The main threat from the tropical depression continues to be extremely heavy rain leading to extensive street flooding, and possibly creek and bayou flooding.