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.
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:
- Beach Cam - 201 Seawall Boulevard
- East Beach Cam - 1401 E Beach Drive
- Fishing Pier Cam- 61st Street
- Marina Video Cam - 715 N. Holiday Drive
- Seawall Video Cam - 6102 Seawall Boulevard
- Surf Video Cam - 4222 Seawall Boulevard
For full weather coverage from the KSAT meteorologists, including a hurricane tracker, click here.
- View an interactive map that shows major hurricanes, tropical storms that hit Texas from 2001-2020
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- City of Galveston orders mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Laura
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