Tropical Weather

August 25, 2020

Laura forecast to make landfall as a major storm at a Category 3

Terrebonne and Lafourche remain under a Tropical Storm Watch this morning as TS Laura continues to approach the Louisiana/Texas coastline. Laura is now forecast to be […]
August 25, 2020

Laura becomes a Hurricane

NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft data indicate that Laura has become a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), with higher gusts.   Hurricane […]
August 25, 2020

Port Fourchon remains in GLPC Storm Phase 4: Mandatory Evacuation

Port Fourchon remains in GLPC Storm Phase 4: Mandatory Evacuation for what is now Hurricane Laura.   This means that all remaining personnel should evacuate the […]
August 25, 2020

Hurricane Laura shifts to the West; Storm Surge Warning in effect

The 10am update shifts Hurricane Laura’s track more to the west. More warnings have gone into effect along the Texas coast.   A storm surge warning […]