From KATC staff Meteorologist Rob Perillo, per the 4:00 advisory from the National Hurricane Center:



The 4:00 advisory from the Hurricane Center on Tropical Storm Laura Includes the following information: You can read the entire advisory here

  • Location is 21.7 N 82.2 W
  • About 40 Miles east of the Isle of Youth
  • 175 Miles off the western tip of Cuba
  • Maximum sustained winds of 60MPH
  • Present movement is moving WNW at 20 MPH
  • Storm Surge Watch is in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas and Lake Borne
  • Hurricane Watch has been issued from Port Bolivar, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana
  • Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for south of Port Bolivar to San Luis Pass, and Morgan City, Louisiana to the mouth of the Mississippi River


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