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Remnant Marco – Day 6

Remnant MarcoPosition: 28.8N 91.2W [ 4AM CDT 0900 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph [ 45 kph].
Wind Gusts: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb ↑.

Currently about 60 miles [ 100 km] South of Morgan City, Louisiana.

This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on Marco.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

August 25, 2020   Comments Off on Remnant Marco – Day 6

Hurricane Laura – Day 6

Hurricane LauraPosition: 25.2N 89.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [300°] near 17 mph [28 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 90 mph [150 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles [ 75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 978 mb ↓.

Currently about 405 miles [ 655 km] Southeast of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Currently about 400 miles [ 645 km] South-Southwest of Cinco Bayou, Florida.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for from San Luis Pass, Texas to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Sargent to San Luis Pass, Texas; East of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas to the Mouth of the Mississippi River, including areas inside the Port Arthur Hurricane Flood Protection system.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for east of Intracoastal City to west of Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Freeport to San Luis Pass, Texas; the Mouth of the Mississippi River to Ocean Springs, Mississippi; Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

August 25, 2020   Comments Off on Hurricane Laura – Day 6