Tropical Storm Beta expected to make landfall late Monday

Parts of Texas and Louisiana are bracing for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during a busy hurricane season.

Hurricane Laura forces hundreds of thousands to evacuate Gulf Coast

More than 385,000 residents were told to flee the Texas cities of Beaumont, Galveston and Port Arthur, and another 200,000 were ordered to leave low-lying Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana, where forecasters said as much as 13 feet (3.96 meters) of storm surge topped by waves could submerge whole communities.