Follow KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne as he reports from the Texas Coast ahead of Hurricane Laura

Justin will provide updates throughout the day as the hurricane approaches the Texas coast

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates before Hurricane Laura’s landfall on Texas-Louisiana coast
WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates before Hurricane Laura’s landfall on Texas-Louisiana coast

UPDATE 7 a.m.:

Hurricane Laura made landfall close to 1 a.m. Thursday near Cameron, Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. It has now weakened to a Category 2 storm as it moves into inland Louisiana.

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides update on hurricane damage Thursday morning:

Follow Meteorologist Justin Horne and Photojournalist Bill Caldera as they follow Hurricane Laura along the coast.
Follow Meteorologist Justin Horne and Photojournalist Bill Caldera as they follow Hurricane Laura along the coast.

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne has a scare with electricity while reporting on Hurricane Laura

UPDATE 1:30 a.m.:

(Original Story)

Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall sometime late Wednesday into Thursday morning.

KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne is currently in Orange along the Sabine River that separates Texas and Louisiana where Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall.

Watch his latest update in the video player above, and previous updates below.

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides update before Hurricane Laura makes landfall:

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides update before Hurricane Laura makes landfall
WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides update before Hurricane Laura makes landfall

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne chats with residents weathering the storm from their homes as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Texas:

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne chats with residents weathering the storm from their homes as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Texas
WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne chats with residents weathering the storm from their homes as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Texas

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates from the Sabine River as Hurricane Laura makes landfall:

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates before Hurricane Laura makes landfall
WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates before Hurricane Laura makes landfall

WATCH: Meteorologist Justin Horne provides updates from the Sabine River as Hurricane Laura makes landfall:

Watch: Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Orange during Wednesday’s noon forecast:

Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Orange, Texas before Hurricane Laura makes landfall
Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Orange, Texas before Hurricane Laura makes landfall

Watch: Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Orange, Texas along the Sabine River at 11 a.m. on Wednesday:

Watch: KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Port Arthur’s ship channel at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday:

Watch: KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Port Arthur at 8 a.m. on Wednesday:

Watch: KSAT Meteorologist Justin Horne reports from Beaumont at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday where emergency vehicles are staging ahead of Hurricane Laura:

Look for more updates from Justin Horne throughout the day.

You can follow along with Your Weather Authority as we continue to track Laura by downloading the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android. Be sure to allow notifications for updates, including livestreams from KSAT meteorologists.

Our KSAT Hurricane Tracker app also allows you to monitor the tropics from your phone during the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs until November 30.

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Here’s the latest updates from the KSAT Weather Authority team.

Click here for the latest tracking from the KSAT meteorologists.

San Antonio is helping out those that may be impacted by Hurricane Laura. According to the San Antonio Fire Department, 1,458 evacuees have arrived at the city’s evacuation center since it opened at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. They are expecting more today.

City of Galveston orders mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Laura

San Pedro Manor, a nursing home facility near San Antonio College, also received 57 evacuees from a sister nursing home in Galveston early Tuesday morning.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to give an update on Hurricane Laura response at noon.

LIVE RADAR:

Watch storms develop, move through San Antonio and South Texas with a live, updating Doppler radar.
Watch storms develop, move through San Antonio and South Texas with a live, updating Doppler radar.

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About the Authors:

Julie Moreno has worked in local television news for more than 20 years. She came to KSAT as a news producer in 2000. After producing thousands of newscasts, she transitioned to the digital team in 2015. She writes on a wide variety of topics from breaking news to trending stories and manages KSAT’s daily digital content strategy.

Justin Horne is a meteorologist and reporter for KSAT 12 News. When severe weather rolls through, Justin will hop in the KSAT 12 Storm Chaser to safely bring you the latest weather conditions from across South Texas. On top of delivering an accurate forecast, Justin often reports on one of his favorite topics: Texas history.