Tropical Storm Erin will hit Southern Texas as a mild tropical storm. The big concern with Texas is more unneeded rainfall in a water logged state.
That is not the real system of worry. Tropical Storm Dean will likely make it to hurricane strength in the next 24 hours. Current projections have him strengthening to a Category 4 hurricane and threaten the Yucatan and possibly the Gulf with a serious storm threat.
See the latest in the tropical area on Midatlanticweather.com