Early Morning Storm Lashes South Padre Island in Texas

Heavy rain and thunderstorms moved through Cameron County, Texas, in the early hours of Thursday, December 31, the National Weather Service said.

The service issued a rip current advisory through Thursday afternoon, warning of “dangerous” rip currents in several coastal counties.

Joe Cardile said he filmed this video of the stormy waves in South Padre Island in Cameron County at 4:40 am on Thursday.

“As would be expected, 2020 going out like a lion,” Cardile said on Twitter about the New Year’s Eve storm. Credit: Joe Cardile via Storyful