10 PM Thursday: Delta A Little Stronger


Hurricane Delta was a little stronger Thursday night, with maximum winds of 120 miles per hour as of the 10 p.m. advisory.

A southwest Louisiana landfall is forecast for Friday night, with impact felt well to the east of Delta's center.

A Storm Surge Warning and Tropical Storm Warning are in effect for Assumption, Lower Jefferson, Lower Lafourche, Lower Plaquemines, Lower St. Bernard, Lower Terrebonne, Orleans, Southern Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Upper Lafourche, Upper St. Bernard, and Upper Terrebonne

A Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch are in effect for Ascension, Iberville, Livingston, and St. John The Baptist

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Amite, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Northern Tangipahoa, Pointe Coupee, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, Upper Jefferson, Upper Plaquemines, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana, and Wilkinson

A Storm Surge Warning and Tropical Storm Watch are in effect for Hancock

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Harrison

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Pearl River, Pike, Walthall, and Washington

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for..

High Island Texas to Ocean Springs Mississippi including Calcasieu Lake, Vermilion Bay, Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Borgne

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...

High Island Texas to Morgan City Louisiana

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

West of High Island to Sargent Texas

East of Morgan City Louisiana to the mouth of the Pearl River, including New Orleans

Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...

East of the mouth of the Pearl River to Bay St. Louis Mississippi