NWS Lake Charles tropical update: 6 p.m. 8.26.20
Published 7:17 pm Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Here is the 6 pm position update:
Moving: NW at 15 mph
Min pressure: 947 mb
Max sustained: 145 mph
130 miles from Port Arthur, TX and Lake Charles, LA
Tropical Storm force winds are now on the coast of Louisiana. These winds will extend inland to the I-10 corridor over the next 2 hours.
Tides are running 2 to 4 feet above normal and that will rapidly increase through this evening. Expect evacuation routes from the coast to be cut off from the rising water.