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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/ 5/2008

Update: Edouard Makes Lone Star Landfall

By Jason Samenow
Radar: Latest radar loop of Tropical Storm Edouard. Courtesy National Weather Service. Click on image to expand. Refresh page to update.

Tropical Storm Edouard slammed on shore along the north Texas coast (in McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge) around 7 a.m. this morning with peak winds of 65 mph. The main impact from Edouard will be rain in parts of drought-plagued east Texas, so the storm will probably end up being beneficial, although isolated tornadoes and straight-line wind damage are possible in a few areas.

For the best coverage of Edouard I've encountered, check out the Houston Chronicle's SciGuy Blog.

By Jason Samenow  | August 5, 2008; 10:00 AM ET
Categories:  Tropical Weather  
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