Hurricane Laura Wiki, Bio
Hurricane Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane. Where is the storm now and where is it headed? Read on for live radar and storm maps, along with a map of the projected route.
Live broadcasts, trackers and radars for Laura
This first live radar is from Windy.com. This radar is useful for tracking the location of Hurricane Laura. You can press the + button on the right side of the map to zoom in more. You can also move the map forward in time to see where the storm is forecast to head. Note that depending on your browser you may need to click on the map and change the orientation to view both storms:
Google has a storm tracker here to track Laura. It is also embedded below. Depending on your browser, you may need to zoom in on the map below using the + button to see the path of the storm. (Some browsers will show a far view despite the setting, but zooming in will allow you to see the entire map.) This map updates automatically. As you can see, the projected cones currently have potentially overlapping storm paths.
Laura’s Projected Path
Below is a map from the National Hurricane Center showing Laura’s projected path at 10 a.m. Central time on August 26.
Laura is currently at 27.3 N, 92.5 W at 1 p.m., about 200 miles south-southeast of Lake Charles, Louisiana and 200 miles southeast of Port Arthur, Texas Maximum sustained winds are currently 140 mph, and moving northwest or 315 degrees at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure is 952 MB or 28.11 inches.
Here’s the NOAA report, issued at 1 p.m. Central on August 26