Water rising quickly at LUMCON

Hurricane Laura makes landfall as Category 4 storm near Cameron, La.
August 27, 2020
Laura moving inland as a Category 2 storm
August 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura makes landfall as Category 4 storm near Cameron, La.
August 27, 2020
Laura moving inland as a Category 2 storm
August 27, 2020

The water started rising quickly over the last hour at Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) in Cocodrie. According to their FB page, the Marine Center saw an increase of about 6 inches in an hour between midnight and 1 a.m.

At 3 a.m., there is now about 3 feet of water inside the building.


A quick review of their weather station at 1:15 a.m. shows a current wind speed of 36.5 mph.

 

Images courtesy of LUMCON.