Hurricane Laura is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 hurricane and will be a major hurricane when it makes landfall in southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura currently has maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, but wind speeds are forecast to increase before the storm reaches the Louisiana coast.
As the Level 3 hurricane approaches the Gulf Coast, the City of Galveston, the City of Port Arthur, Jefferson County and Orange county have all issued mandatory evacuation orders for Hurricane Laura's impending arrival.
Forecasters predict that Hurricane Laura will strengthen to a major hurricane as it moves over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, before making landfall on Wednesday.
Louisiana is expected to be hit by two Tropical Storms that will make landfall within days of each other.
Hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued for most of southern Louisiana, including New Orleans, and southeast Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed earlier.
It's possible Tropical Depression 13 could interact with Tropical Depression 14, as they both hit the Gulf Coast at the same time.
According to users on Reddit, a GIF of the storm looks like a scene out of a horror movie.
The Sahara Dust Cloud seems to have broken up at least two storms during the summer so far, but its power is waning, concerning some hurricane watchers.
NASA uses a variety of techniques to follow and track tropical cyclones, which helps forecasters at the National Hurricane Center.
Isaias has weakened from a hurricane to a topical storm, but heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected as the storm travels through the east coast.
There are Tropical Storm Warnings and Watches in areas on the east coast from the Carolinas through to New England.
Governor Ron DeSantis addressed tropical storm Isaias' upcoming impacts along Florida's east coast as it neared land on Saturday.
Isaias is expected to approach Florida's southeast coast late Saturday and continue into Sunday, according to a morning advisory from the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
Tropical-storm-force winds caused by Hurricane Isaias are expected to impact the east coast from Friday until Tuesday evening.
The damage to southern Texas included flooded streets, downed power lines and fallen trees, as Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Saturday.
The Category 1 hurricane passed 60 miles north of Honolulu, sparing most of Hawaii from the worst of the weather.
Hurricane Hanna first hit land in Padre Island in Kenedy County, Texas; the maximum sustained wind speed is 90 mph.
Hurricane Hanna marks the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season as it moves toward the Texas coast.
Forecasters believe that the storm will peak as a Category 2 hurricane on Thursday, as the storm approaches the Central Pacific.
"2020 is set up to be a dangerous year for fires in the Amazon," NASA scientist Doug Morton said.
With hurricane season taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you may need to adjust your preparations based on the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A list of hurricane supplies exempt from sales tax ahead of hurricane season in Florida, beginning on June 1.
Although expected to be a weak storm, AccuWeather's Dan Kottlowski said having two preseason storms shows the need for people to make sure they have a hurricane plan in place.
Meteorologists are monitoring a weather system that will likely develop into a tropical storm off the Florida coast in the next 24-28 hours.
The outbreak has been a lesson in the importance of early preparation, and experts say that now is the time to get ready for natural disasters.
Relief workers are concerned the storm could threaten the county's response to COVID-19.