Forecasters eyeing 2 storms
Information from the National Hurricane Center on Friday morning shows there are two storms brewing and heading to the Gulf of Mexico.
As the storms develop over the next few days, our area may experience more-than-normal rain conditions. Please stay tuned to news and weather outlets for developing information on the storms.
The information, released at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday morning from the National Hurricane Center in Miama, Fla., is as follows:
Tropical Storm Laura near 17.0N 60.2W 1007 mb at 11 AM EDT moving W at 16 kt. Maximum sustained winds 40 kt gusts 50 kt. Laura will move to 17.4N 62.7W this evening, 18.3N 66.0W Sat morning, 19.2N 69.5W Sat evening, 20.2N 73.4W Sun morning, 21.6N 77.1W Sun evening, and 23.2N 80.7W Mon morning. Laura will strengthen to a hurricane near 26.5N 85.5W by early Tue. Tropical Depression Fourteen near 16.6N 84.1W 1008 mb at 11 AM EDT moving NW at 12 kt. Maximum sustained winds 30 kt gusts 40 kt. Fourteen will strengthen to a tropical storm near 17.4N
85.0W this evening, move to 18.6N 85.9W Sat morning, 20.0N 86.9W Sat evening, inland to 21.5N 88.2W Sun morning, 23.2N 89.7W Sun evening, and strengthen to a hurricane near 25.1N 91.4W Mon morning. Fourteen will weaken to a tropical storm near 28.7N 94.1W by early Tue.
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