HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta is moving closer to the Texas coast and the effects are already being felt here in southeast Texas. The storm is pushing the surf higher up and we're seeing high water up and down the coast.
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DON'T DO THIS! Driver speeding through floodwaters in Galveston pushes more water into flooded areas. (Video credit: Eliyana)
Waves from Tropical Storm Beta damaged or destroyed several piers along the Texas Gulf Coast, including this one in San Leon.
KHOU 11 News Photojournalist Sergio Soto shot this video showing the power of Tropical Storm Beta's waves as they destroy this pier in Kemah.
Here's the storm surge and high tide in Hitchock, TX near Highway 6 and Highland Drive area on Monday morning from viewer Robert Trevino
Another look at the storm surge; this clip comes from viewer Gaylynn Lassetter
The portion of the 61st Street Pier that washed away has been found a couple miles away
A live look from the KHOU 11 News crew at the 61st Street Pier in Galveston on Monday morning
Jaime Garcia captured this video Monday morning along Galveston's Strand
The 61st Street Pier is taking a pounding from the rough surf caused by Tropical Storm Beta.
Tyrone Elliot captured high water in Galveston as he was heading to work overnight.
Reporter Marcelino Benito captured waves crashing up on the Seawall in Galveston Sunday
Huy Thai sent us this video in from Surfside says the beach line is about 50 feet from her home. With Beta moving in, it brought it right to her home!
And on Jamaica Beach, Bobby Randolph sent us this video of high water.
And in Surfside, Jennfier Boling sent this to us Sunday.
KHOU reporter Marcelino Benito captured this video on Jamaica Beach as the surf was coming up into neighborhoods.
Twitter user @HeatherGtx also captured video from Jamaica Beach Sunday.