No Deaths Recorded Yet As Hurricane Laura Makes Its Way to Mainland USA.
10AM SUNDAY: #Laura‘s track continues to shift westward. Center of cone now aimed at TX/LA border. Houston is firmly in the cone. Laura could become a large and powerful Gulf hurricane. We cannot let our guard down on this one. abc13.com/forecast
One-two punch: Tropical storms Marco and Laura poised to make rare back-to-back landfalls in mainland U.S. https://t.co/aAMSJD3I20 @weatherchannel @NBCNews #Hurricanes #hurricaneseason2020 #HurricaneMarco #HurricaneLaura #txwx pic.twitter.com/q6NKsTWlJc
— Dan Behringer ✪ (@DanBehringer221) August 24, 2020
As Hurricanes Laura and Marco make their way towards the US mainland, communities are preparing for the impact. Learn more about the science behind the storms and the #engineering strategies protecting structures well into the future.
8/24/20 03:00 PM
-Tropical Storm Status
-Make Her Way Through Gulf of Mexico
-Potential Heavy Rainfall for MS , AL and LA.
-Isolated Showers for the Big Country
-Folks with Family in SE Texas need to be on ALERT
-Potential to become a major Hurricane #txwx @KRBCnews #NOwx pic.twitter.com/xu0K6uhBnY
— Susana_AguayoWX (@SusanaAguayo12) August 24, 2020
#laura Models like a well-trusted ECMWF are hinting a potential major hurricane strength and Laura’s track towards Galveston, Texas. The attached wind gusts maximum is by the ECMWF model, having Laura’s landfall in Texas on Thursday early morning.
— Dr. Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) August 24, 2020
The Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Management in southwestern Louisiana at the border with Texas, just east of Port Arthur, issued a mandatory evacuation order starting 1 p.m. local time Monday. #HurricaneLaura
— StyleMagazine.com (@houstonstyle) August 24, 2020
This news article has visually impacting photos & videos of Hurricane Laura’s aftermath in Haiti. AGAIN: reforesting Haiti’s mountains (with #haitiancoffee or any other tree) would greatly reduce the impact of big rain:https://t.co/T5ojfiXPQa
— Singing Rooster (@haitiancoffee) August 24, 2020
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louisiana isn’t shy to hurricanes, so of course i’m not either, but laura is supposed to be increasing dramatically the further into the gulf she gets, and central LA is going to witness hurricane-force winds for the first time in forever. it’s scary.
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so it looks like we’re going to be moving north for a few days because of hurricane laura. marco isn’t so bad, and it’s still sunny over here right now, but that’s not going to last long at all — the sky is already turning grey in the distance.