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Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas

Tropical Storm Beryl brought howling winds and torrential rain to southeast Texas on Monday, killing at least three people, flooding highways, closing oil ports, canceling more than 1,300 flights and knocking out power to more than 2.7 million homes and businesses.

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An injured seabird flees a storm surge debris pile caused by Hurricane Beryl as a skid steer loader shovels it out of the road on Monday, July 8, in Matagorda, Texas. The machine's operator works to clear Farm-to-Market Road 2031 so law enforcement can access additional neighborhoods in the area.
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A snake slithers into a debris pile created by Hurricane Beryl storm surge that is blocking Farm-to-Market Road 2031 on Monday, July 8, in Matagorda, Texas.
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A man operating a skid steer loader works to clear Farm-to-Market Road 2031, which is completely blocked cutting off beach neighborhoods after Hurricane Beryl on Monday, July 8, in Matagorda, Texas.
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Department of Public Safety troopers attempt to navigate a debris filled road after Hurricane Beryl storm surge washed driftwood onto it on Monday, July 8, in Matagorda, Texas.
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An egret perches on a sunk boat after Hurricane Beryl caused storm surge and wind damage on Monday, July 8, in Matagorda, Texas.
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Jose Amador drags a broken tree limb over to a debris pile in the front lawn after Hurricane Beryl made landfall early Monday morning, July 8, in Midfield, Texas.
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Jose Amador piles broken tree limbs in the front lawn as Concepcion Martinez, 60, rakes up smaller branches after Hurricane Beryl made landfall early Monday morning, July 8, in Midfield, Texas.
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Loenel Lemus, 37, drags a broken tree limb over to a debris pile in the front lawn after Hurricane Beryl made landfall early Monday morning, July 8, in Midfield, Texas.
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Concepcion Martinez, 60, rakes up in front of a trailer home destroyed in Hurricane Beryl as Loenel Lemus, 37, uses a machete to chop broken tree limbs into smaller pieces on Monday, July 8, in Midfield, Texas.
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Kiteboarder Mike Lugo looks out over Oso Bay as the outer edge of Hurricane Beryl overtakes Corpus Christi on Sunday afternoon.
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Jeff Chilcoat, left, kitesurfs with another surfer in Oso Bay as the outer edge of Hurricane Beryl overtakes Corpus Christi on Sunday afternoon.
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Kiteboarder Kuba Krzycki stands on the shore and watches kitesurfers in Oso Bay as the outer edge of Hurricane Beryl moves into Corpus Christi on Sunday afternoon.
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A rough surf caused by Tropical Storm Beryl crashes to the shore on Sunday evening.
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Micah Jaimes and Lotus Faye watch large swells created by Tropical Storm Beryl crash over the Packery Channel Jetty on Sunday evening.
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Fishermen from Orange Grove fish off the Packery Channel Jetty amid large swells from Tropical Storm Beryl on Sunday evening.
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Rich Wingo, of Midlothian, boards up windows in his home on North Padre Island in preparation for Tropical Storm Beryl on Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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Daniel Medina, of Corpus Christi, loads plywood into a vehicle in the Home Depot parking lot on Sunday morning, July 7, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Medina said he's using the wood to board up a home ahead of Tropical Storm Beryl, which is forecasted to make landfall in Texas early Monday morning as a hurricane.
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Teri and Robert Scribner, of Fair Oaks Ranch, place coverings over their vacation home's windows and doors in preparation for Tropical Storm Beryl on Saturday, July 6, in Port Aransas, Texas. The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for the area and the City issued a mandatory visitor evacuation.
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Robert Scribner, of Fair Oaks Ranch, holds up a hurricane covering while wife, Teri Scribner, fastens it to the door frame in preparation for Tropical Storm Beryl on Saturday, July 6, in Port Aransas, Texas. The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for the area and the City issued a mandatory visitor evacuation.
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A boarded up home on North Padre Island, Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for the area and the County issued a mandatory visitor evacuation.
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Teri Scribner, of Fair Oaks Ranch, fastens a hurricane covering to a door frame in preparation for Tropical Storm Beryl on Saturday, July 6, in Port Aransas, Texas.
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A sign near the JFK Causeway encourages traffic to prepare for a potential hurricane as Tropical Storm Beryl enters the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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Galvanized panels cover the windows of a North Padre Island home on Saturday morning in preparation for Hurricane Beryl. Forecasters with the National Weather Service predicted the storm's center would approach the Texas coast by late Sunday into Monday morning.
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Preparation for Hurricane Beryl began on Saturday on North Padre Island, with many homeowners putting shutters over their windows.
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White panels covers the front windows of a home on North Padre Island in Corpus Christi on Saturday morning in preparation for Hurricane Beryl. Forecasters predicted that the center of Beryl would approach the Texas coast by late Sunday into Monday morning.
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A white hurricane shutter on a blue North Padre Island home, pictured on Saturday morning in preparation for Hurricane Beryl.
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Two wooden boards cover the window of a home on North Padre Island in Corpus Christi on Saturday morning in preparation for Hurricane Beryl. Forecasters with predicted that the center of Beryl would approach the Texas coast by late Sunday into Monday morning.
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A wooden board covers the front windows of a home on North Padre Island in Corpus Christi on Saturday morning in preparation for Hurricane Beryl. Forecasters with the National Weather Service predicted that the center of Beryl would approach the Texas coast by late Sunday into Monday morning.
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The sun rises behind a surfer at JP Luby Beach on Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The national weather service has issued a hurricane watch for the Coastal Bend as Tropical Storm Beryl travels across the Gulf.
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A surfer catches early morning waves at JP Luby Beach on Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas. A large surf is expected later in the afternoon, ahead of Tropical Storm Beryl's arrival in South Texas.
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The sun rises behind a surfer at JP Luby Beach on Saturday, July 6, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The national weather service has issued a hurricane watch for the Coastal Bend as Tropical Storm Beryl travels across the Gulf.

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