View beach cams in Galveston after Hurricane Laura made landfall

Hurricane Laura made landfall around 1 a.m. Thursday

Texas – Hurricane Laura made landfall at close to 1 a.m. Thursday morning near Cameron, Louisiana as an extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph and gusts up to 185 mph.

The National Hurricane Center said a catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding continues in portions of Louisiana.

Get the detailed forecast from KSAT’s weather team here.

Laura is the 12th-named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season and is not expected to bring much rain to San Antonio.

Related: View beach cams in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura made landfall

However, the hurricane could bring widespread flooding to the coastal area and a mandatory evacuation has been issued for the city of Galveston.

You can keep an eye on the Galveston area with the following beach cams in the area:

For full weather coverage from the KSAT meteorologists, including a hurricane tracker, click here.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.