Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Regional Potential Impacts from "Laura"

Tropical Storm Laura is forecast to move north through west
Arkansas Thursday night, then turn northeast into the lower Ohio
River valley on Friday.


A few strong wind gusts and locally heavy rainfall will be
possible Friday morning and afternoon, mainly along and north of
the Interstate 40 corridor. The heavy rain threat could continue
into Friday night.



Here are the various threat levels...



Tuesday Evening Area Forecast

 

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
420 PM CDT TUE AUG 25 2020

.TONIGHT...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low 72. Wind southeast 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High 88. Wind south 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Low 75. Wind southeast 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. High 88. Wind southeast 5-10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Low 73

.FRIDAY...A 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Heavy downpours possible in the afternoon. Breezy. High 83.

...EXTENDED FORECAST...(Saturday through Tuesday)

.SATURDAY...A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 73. High 87.
.SUNDAY...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 68. High 82.
.MONDAY...A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 68. High 84.
.TUESDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 70. High 82.

REH

NWS Rainfall Projection through Mid-Day Saturday

RAINFALL FORECAST - 1 PM WEDNESDAY THROUGH 1 PM SATURDAY 



10 AM Advisory - Hurricane Laura

 ...LAURA MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO...

...HURRICANE AND STORM SURGE WARNINGS ISSUED FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
GULF COAST...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.7N 87.0W
ABOUT 585 MI...940 KM SE OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA
ABOUT 620 MI...1000 KM SE OF GALVESTON TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.24 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from San Luis Pass Texas to the
Mouth of the Mississippi River, including areas inside the Port
Arthur Hurricane Flood Protection system.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect from San Luis Pass Texas to
Intracoastal City Louisiana.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Sargent Texas to San Luis
Pass and from east of Intracoastal City to the Mouth of the
Mississippi River.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Freeport Texas to San Luis
Pass.

The Tropical Storm Warning for the Dry Tortugas has been
discontinued.

The Tropical Storm Warning for Cuba has been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for...
* San Luis Pass Texas to the Mouth of the Mississippi River

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* San Luis Pass Texas to Intracoastal City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Sargent Texas to San Luis Pass
* East of Intracoastal City Louisiana to the Mouth of the
Mississippi River

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...
* Freeport Texas to San Luis Pass
* Mouth of the Mississippi River to Ocean Springs Mississippi
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* East of Intracoastal City to west of Morgan City Louisiana

Tuesday Morning Area Forecast

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
537 AM CDT TUE AUG 25 2020

.TODAY...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. High 91. Wind east 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms toward morning. Partly cloudy. Low 72. Wind becoming light and variable

.WEDNESDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High 88. Wind southeast 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low 71.

.THURSDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High 88.

...EXTENDED FORECAST...(Friday through Monday)

.FRIDAY...A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 73. High 84.
.SATURDAY...A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 73. High 87.
.SUNDAY...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 68. High 82.
.MONDAY...A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 68. High 84.

REH

4 AM Advisory - Laura Now Forecast to Become a Major Hurricane of the NW Gulf Wednesday

 

SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...22.9N 85.7W
ABOUT 85 MI...140 KM NW OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
ABOUT 680 MI...1095 KM SE OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The Tropical Storm Watch from South of Port Bolivar to San Luis
Pass has been changed to a Hurricane Watch.

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from San Luis Pass to
Freeport Texas.

The Tropical Storm Warning for the Florida Keys from the Seven Mile
Bridge to Key West has been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...
* San Luis Pass Texas to Ocean Springs Mississippi
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* San Luis Pass Texas to west of Morgan City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Cuban provinces of Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque,
La Habana, Artemisa, Pinar del Rio, and the Isle of Youth
* Dry Tortugas

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* San Luis Pass to Freeport Texas
* Morgan City Louisiana to the Mouth of the Mississippi River