Tropical Storm Beta will continue to be a rain maker for Texas and Louisiana and eventually bring rain to North Georgia by the end of the week.

Texas and Louisiana 

Beta made landfall around 11 p.m. ET Tuesday night near the Matagorda Peninsula, which is north of Corpus Christi, TX.

Beta is already producing rain along the coast of Texas and Louisiana, and will continue to do so for the first half of the week.

(Facebook Q/A on Beta)

North Georgia and metro Atlanta

Beta will take a while to get here, but the storm will eventually move east toward Georgia.

It won't be a tropical storm anymore, but what's left of Beta will bring scattered rain to north Georgia starting Thursday. At least two inches of rain will be possible in metro Atlanta Thursday and Friday.

(MORE: Atlanta's weather forecast)

Tropical Storm Beta and metro Atlanta

The Greek alphabet

Wilfred became the last storm on the original list of storm names for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season Friday.

For only the second time, we're now using the Greek alphabet to name storms in the Atlantic, which is the alternate list used when we run out of names.

The only other time we've used the Greek alphabet in the Atlantic was 2005, the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record. 

There has been 23 named storms the season, second only to the record-breaking 2005 season.

The peak of hurricane season was Sept. 10, and the end of the season is Nov. 30.

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