Delta makes landfall Friday, weakening Saturday

Heavy rain continues over Mississippi & Arkansas Saturday morning

Latest stats for Tropical Storm Delta
Latest stats for Tropical Storm Delta (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

It has been a record year in the Atlantic, and now the tropics are heating up again. With the Atlantic Hurricane Season ongoing through the end of November, Hurricane Delta looks to enter the record books as one of the rare, very strong storms that occur later in the season.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Delta made landfall near Creole, Louisiana Friday evening
  • Delta has weakened as of Saturday morning, and is now a Tropical Storm
  • Delta will continue to move north Saturday, producing heavy rain over portions of the Deep South
Latest track for Tropical Storm Delta (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

Impact to San Antonio and Texas?

  • As Delta moves even farther away from Texas this weekend, temperatures will crank up across the Lone Star State
  • A very hot weekend is in the cards for San Antonio, with temperatures in the mid-to upper 90s expected

Stay Informed

To follow along with the busiest Atlantic hurricane season on record, bookmark our hurricane page or download the KSAT Hurricane Tracker App. You can also find your local forecast anytime on the KSAT Weather page.

Types of Tropical Systems

Not all tropical systems are created equal! Meteorologist Sarah Spivey explains in the video below.

KSAT Meteorologist Sarah Spivey takes some time to describe the different types of tropical systems.
KSAT Meteorologist Sarah Spivey takes some time to describe the different types of tropical systems.

About the Authors:

Sarah Spivey is a San Antonio native who grew up watching KSAT long before she began to think about a career in television.

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.