HOUSTON -- Tropical Storm Edouard had surprises in store for everyone Tuesday morning.
After making early landfall in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, the storm became "lopsided," according to 11 News Meteorologist David Paul. Normally, the worst weather is to the right of a tropical system.
But with Edouard, the worst is to the left. That means Houston is on the “dirty side” of the storm. “We’re still going to have a flooding threat. We could see five inches or more of rain as it moves inland,” 11 News Meteorologist David Paul said.
In Liberty County, wind gusts up to 50 mph were reported. The storm knocked out power on Bolivar Island Tuesday morning. As of 9 a.m., the Bolivar Ferries were still running.
Galveston was seeing gusts of 38 miles an hour just before 8:30 a.m. but the wind was blowing offshore. That means it's not stirring up the water so tides are much lower than expected.
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