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Tropical Storm Beta Update - September 19th 10 AM

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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.

Overview:

  • 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.
     

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.

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Additional Information and Resources:
NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans
NWS New Orleans DSS Website: http://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief
NWS New Orleans Tropical Page: https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=lix
River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix
NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans
NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans
Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report
National Hurricane Center Website: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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 sr-lix.forecasters@noaa.gov. Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.

Regards,
Brigette Lim
Meteorologist
NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge

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