Hurricane Laura is due for landfall at starting early morning with peak storm surges in or around 7 am tomorrow morning. Hurricane Laura may become a major hurricane before landfall, so stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. The path is almost the close to Marco, but about 100 miles west on the eastern area edge and about 175 miles west of Marco on the western area edge, so it is covering about 75 extra miles and axis is west as stated. Storm surge is estimated to be about 9 to 13 feet near Pelican Island, Louisiana when it make landfall.

*** A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…
* San Luis Pass Texas to the Mouth of the Mississippi River
*** A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…
* San Luis Pass Texas to Intracoastal City Louisiana
*** A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Sargent Texas to San Luis Pass
* East of Intracoastal City the Mouth of the Mississippi River
*** A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…
* Freeport Texas to San Luis Pass
* Mouth of the Mississippi River to Ocean Springs Mississippi
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne
*** A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* East of Intracoastal City to west of Morgan City Louisiana

Marco moved inland and is nothing more than a tropical disturbance at this point. Tune into the following list of emergency NOAA Weather Radio stations available in case of power outages: WXJ-96 Monroe, LA  KHB-46 Baton Rouge, LA and KHB-40 Galveston, TX serving the areas and surrounding cities on the emergency weather radio bandwidth or visit

Remember, because Marco already passed you may be evacuated, and do NOT return until Hurricane Laura is over! If you could not evacuate, do not venture out into the storm, as it is dangerous for flooding waters, flying debris or other storm related injuries and/or fatality. Never walk in flooded waters. as if you cannot see the ground it is not safe to walk! All residents along the Gulf Coast should have a hurricane plan in action or visit Please adhere to safety measures and stay out of the way of danger! Sharing the latest NOAA and NWS reports:

Sharing safety measures from my previous 2018 blog post: Tips For Playing it Safe During a Hurricane: Here Comes Florence!




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