Getting Closer – Storm Approaching Gulf of Mexico – Heading to Alabama


http://www.myfoxhurricane.com/wrf_gulf_winds.html

Rip currents are in the news … so best to keep out of the water Dangerous rip currents build in Orange Beach, several swimmers rescued

WAFB RADAR

 WAFB – Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

It is heading for Alabama – Alberto Latest: Intensifying and Approaching the Coast

Tropical Storm Watch Continues Saturday

Tropical storm Karen has stalled offshore. LIVE SATELLITE VIEW.  NOAA page and LIVE MAP

WAFB –  TS Karen weakens, turns disorganized in Gulf of Mexico  smile2
Parish officials still watching it.

 The storm surge is now projected to hit Miss. and not Louisiana.

NOAA latest – Advisory #9A

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA TO THE MOUTH OF THE PEARL RIVER

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* METROPOLITAN NEW ORLEANS
* LAKE MAUREPAS
* LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN
* EAST OF THE MOUTH OF THE PEARL RIVER TO INDIAN PASS FLORIDA

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185
KM...MAINLY TO NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER. 

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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Tropical Storm Watch

Things may happen quickly this weekend. There is a button on the sidebar  to the weather report for Napoleonville.

WWLTV  radar:

Advisories are on the sidebar (more updated than posts) – in “NOAA” section. We are adding this to the “REF” section on the sidebar: Latitude/Longitude Distance Calculator.  GOHSEP’s preparedness page. In Case You Need to Leave on Short Notice
We added a local area water level gauge map here:   waterways_goto

The AdvocateWill Tropical Storm Fernand form in Gulf?

Note: you can get WAFB weather updates at  @WAFBweather Tweets.

Saturday Update

WWLTV – Disturbance less likely to develop

The rivers forecast to be  near flood stage are in Florida now and not Louisiana. The big rain is going east of Lake FUBAR 🙂

Aug17_floodstages

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