Well at least all the rain will be well to our east unless it dramatically shifts west.
Cajungal, it is not expected to drift west, correct?
Not a professional forecast by any means and should not be viewed as such - just my opinion. Audrey'57, Carla'61 Hilda'64, Betsy'65, Edith'71, Carmen'74, Danny'85, Juan'85, Andrew'92, Iniki'92 (while on vacation in Kauai), Lili'02, Rita'05, Gustav'08, Ike'08, No-Name'16, Harvey'17.
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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 200 AM EDT FRI AUG 5 2016
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Earl, located over eastern Mexico.
A trough of low pressure is expected to form over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico late in the weekend or early next week. Some subsequent development of this system is possible as it remains nearly stationary. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent * Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent
CWOP ID: DW2721, CoCoRaHs Station: LA-TG-11 NWS's Ponchatoula/Hammond Area's COOP Member, Station ID 16-7425-08, PONL1
Text output from the 00z UKMET indicates a "STRONG" storm off of the panhandle (if someone knows what WEAK, MODERATE, STRONG, etc. translate to or could link me to a text product with pressure / wind data, that would be great).