(CNN)Tropical Storm Hannah is heading toward Texas.
The procedure, which fashioned in the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Despair Eight on Wednesday evening, strengthened into a tropical storm late Thursday. It is the earliest H-named storm in an Atlantic basin hurricane season.
The storm has sustained winds of 40 mph, with gusts of 50 mph, in accordance to CNN meteorologist Robert Shackelford.
Hanna is expected to reinforce a little bit right before creating landfall in Texas Saturday afternoon or evening. A tropical storm warning is in impact from Port Mansfield to the mouth of the Rio Grande.
Flooding rainfall will likely be the biggest danger from from the storm system, with 3 to six inches envisioned and isolated amounts up to 10 inches. Further than tropical storm-force winds, rainfall will be a massive problem, from Louisiana to southern Texas.
A tropical storm warning indicates that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere in just the warning location in the subsequent 36 hours.
A tropical storm view is in result for San Luis Go to Superior Island, Texas. A tropical storm look at indicates that tropical storm circumstances are probable within just the look at area, typically in forty eight hrs.
While continue to very early, industry experts forecast this yr will have an lively hurricane year.
The file for the earliest H-named storm was beforehand established by Tropical Storm Harvey on August 3, 2005.