Named Storm: 'Edouard'

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  1. Named Storm: 'Edouard'

    Tropical Storm Edouard formed over the past 7 hours from a low pressure wave off the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. This storm has winds exceding 50 MPH and strengthening is anticipated. The upper level winds will steer this storm to the west and by roughly mid-day Tuesday, August 05, the storm will be battering the Texas coast somewhere between Galveston and Port Lavaca.

    Persons throughout the western Gulf of Mexico coastline should monitor this storm's progress. Listen to your local media for official updates or use the link below for NOAA advisories. We will post additional information here as necessary.

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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    "THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ADVISORY. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here in this Unofficial Advisory."
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  2. Tropical Storm Edouard has been influenced by an upper level weather disturbance over the past 4 hours and the projected storm track is now a bit more to the north. Persons throughout the western Gulf of Mexico coastline from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Port OConnor, Texas, should monitor this storm's progress. Strengthening is probable and when this storm makes landfall Tuesday, August 05, it could be very near Hurricane Category 1 force.

    Listen to your local media for official updates or use the link below for NOAA advisories. We will post additional information here as necessary.

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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    "THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ADVISORY. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here in this Unofficial Advisory."
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  3. Tropical Storm Edouard is approaching the Texas/Louisiana coastline at this hour as a near - category 1 hurricane. Central winds are at 68 MPH with gusting to 86. The area from Galveston to Port Arthur will be seeing these winds shortly. The southwestern Parishes in Louisiana are already feeling the Tropical Storm force winds and heavy rains. Total precipitation from this storm in the coastal areas will range from 4 to 10 inches with localized flooding, trees and powerlines down and the possibility of tornadoes.

    Local residents are being urged to listen to your local media for official updates or use the link below for NOAA advisories.

    National Hurricane Center

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    "THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ADVISORY. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here in this Unofficial Advisory."
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  4. TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD came ashore 40 miles west of Port Arthur, Texas, at approximately 07:00 AM CDT USA local time. The center of the storm is now over land and is weakening. Rainfall and high winds will continue for several more hours in southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas. Local residents should monitor local media for advisories concerning power outages, flooding and traffic conditions/detours. This will be our final Named Storm Edouard update.

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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    "THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ADVISORY. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here in this Unofficial Advisory."
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