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Tropical Storm Laura - Final Update - Wednesday August 27, 4:20 pm

Click HERE to see the slides from the NWS.
Here is an update concerning Tropical Storm Laura. 

Changes from previous update: 

  • ​Remaining Storm Surge Warning has been replaced by Coastal Flood Advisory
  • Otherwise, no significant changes and we expect conditions to continue improving


  • Minor coastal flooding will be possible around high tide tomorrow (Thursday), otherwise no significant impacts are expected.
  • Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will remain possible through the early evening

The attached briefing below highlights the threats associated with this system.
Additional Information and Resources:
NWS New Orleans Website:
NWS New Orleans DSS Website:
NWS New Orleans Tropical Page:
River Gauges and Forecasts:
NWS New Orleans Facebook:
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Online Severe Weather Reporting:
National Hurricane Center Website:

This will be the last update on Tropical Storm Laura. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by phone at 504-522-7330 or 985-649-0429. Use extension 4 to speak with a forecaster. Alternatively, you can reach us by email by replying to this message or sending an email to Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.

Danielle Manning
NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge

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