NWS Lake Charles tropical update: 10 a.m. Fri 8.27.21
A major hurricane is expected to hit the Louisiana coast late Sunday or early Monday. The highest risk area is between Intracoastal City and Grand Isle.
Life threatening storm surge, damaging hurricane force winds, heavy rains and tornadoes are all risks with this system. Typically the worst parts of the hurricane are along and to the east of where it makes landfall.
Tropical Storm Ida strengthened some this morning, now with 60 mph wind speeds. The forecast track still shows landfall in... read more