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August 26, 10 PM Weather Forecast Update

Catastrophic Hurricane Laura is approaching landfall. End to the heat wave & storms with severe weather risk are in our forecast.

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 9:21 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2020 10:44 PM

Highs today reached 88-95 with heat indices 91-104.

Nearing Category 5 strength (winds 150 mph right now....winds greater than 156 mph at Category 5), Hurricane Laura could send a storm surge that peaks at 20' on the coast.  The surge could reach up to 30 miles inland into Louisiana.

Winds may still gust to 100 mph as far north as northern Louisiana.

Here, a clouds will increase tonight & a few scattered storms are possible at any point tomorrow with highs at 87-93 & heat indices peaking at 93-101.

Numerous scattered storms are likely Friday with clusters, a couple isolated supercells & a few short lines.  A main line should pass Friday night.

All support SLIGHT RISK of severe weather in unstable airmass with upper trough & surface cold front coming in & decent wind fields aloft.

Some locally-heavy rainfall is possible Friday-Friday night from t'storms.

So..............

Thursday-Thursday night (35%):

Friday (30% to 60%):

Friday Night (60to 70 to 30%:

The weekend looks good with 77-84 & lows 52-58.

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Cool, wet evening....rain ending, but fog redeveloping.....
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