7AM Friday: Delta Moving Toward Friday Night Landfall


Hurricane Delta continued its approach to the Louisiana coast Friday morning.

While landfall will take place in southwest Louisiana, impacts are expected to be felt throughout southeast Louisiana. Outer bands of Delta have already dumped inches of rain in parts of the Baton Rouge metro area.

A Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch are in effect for Ascension and Iberville

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, Upper Lafourche, Upper St. Bernard, and Upper Terrebonne

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

A Flash Flood Watch continues through Saturday afternoon for portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite and Wilkinson.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for...

High Island Texas to Mouth of the Pearl River Louisiana including Calcasieu Lake, Vermilion Bay, 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