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Tropical Storm Beta Update - September 19th 10 AM


Emergency Managers of Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi - 

Here is an update concerning Tropical Storm Beta. 

Changes from previous update: 

  • Tropical Storm Watch west of the Mouth of the MS River has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning.

  • Otherwise, no significant changes.


  • TS Beta is forecast to move slowly westward through early next week today before turning northeastward mid week.
  • Confidence: Low with respect to track, further intensification, and possible impacts.


  • Beta will result in a prolonged period of wet weather across the area this week into mid next week. Flash flooding may become possible depending on where the heaviest rain falls.
  • Prolonged east and northeast winds will result in minor coastal flooding.

The graphics below show the latest advisory for Tropical Storm Beta and the Coastal Flood Advisory.



Additional Information and Resources:
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Online Severe Weather Reporting:
National Hurricane Center Website:

Next Update and Contact Information:

The next update will be sent following the 4 PM CDT advisory.  If you have any questions in the interim or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We can be reached by phone at 504-522-7330 or 985-649-0429.  Use extension 4 to speak with a forecaster.  Alternatively, you can reach us by email by replying to this message or sending an email to Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.

Brigette Lim
NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge


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