The update continued, "Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin today in areas near and well to the east of the center along portions of the central Gulf Coast from Intracoastal City, La., to the Okaloosa/Walton County line, Fla., including New Orleans."
Hurricane season doesn't officially kick off until June 1, but Ana looks to get the party started early again this year.
Eta has weakened to a tropical storm after briefly strengthening to a hurricane on Wednesday morning.
Eta is expected to be near or at hurricane strength tonight as it approaches the west coast of Florida before rapidly weakening after landfall.
Eta is forecast to gradually strengthen through early Thursday, while Theta is projected to remain in the eastern Atlantic region over the next several days.
The 12th named storm to hit the continental U.S. this year is bringing torrential conditions to the U.S. after ravaging parts of Central America.
There are more than 2.2 million power outages reported across Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Alabama and Mississippi, as of Thursday.
The storm is still predicted to cause major damage in Alabama, Mississippi and northern Georgia.
The last 27th named storm occurred in November 2005.
Epsilon is expected to form large swells that are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
Tropical Depression 26 is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm before eventually becoming a hurricane on Tuesday.
Voluntary evacuation orders are in place in parts of Texas as Gov. Greg Abbott urges Texans to: "take the necessary precautions to keep themselves and their loved ones out of harm's way."
Tropical Storm Beta is the 10th named Atlantic storm to bear down on the Gulf so far this September.
Sally isn't a storm packing the heaviest winds for any Gulf Coast hurricane, but her rains and storm surge might make her unforgettable, even for the Gulf Coast.
Sally is the earliest 18th-named tropical storm to form in a single Atlantic hurricane season.
It's currently moving over the Cabo Verde Islands and "is forecast to become a hurricane in a couple of days," according to the National Hurricane Center.
Sharks are known to be sensitive to changes in pressure and scientists had previously suggested they could be used to predict hurricanes.
Louisiana saw the highest concentration of personal and commercial service losses, with data indicating more than 600,000 locations did not have access to electricity on Thursday afternoon.
A westward-moving tropical wave located a couple hundred miles east of the Cabo Verde Islands could be the 14th-named storm of this Atlantic hurricane season.
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.
Both storms could make landfall as hurricanes on the same day, which coincidentally would be on the 3-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey slamming Texas.
Weather officials say the tornado touched down just to the west of Dover in Kent County at around 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
At least one tornado has already touched down in Delaware.
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.