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Hurricane Michael Update 4pm

Hurricane Michael remains a extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with 140 mph sustained “catastrophic winds” continuing well inland, and heading for portions of extreme southeastern Alabama and Southern Georgia.

Michael is a powerful category 3 hurricane

7PM update: Hurricane Michael is getting better organized with a tight eye forming around strong convection storms. Winds are holding at 120 mph but pressure has fallen drop to 953 mb.

Flood Advisories continue for Louisiana

The entire Louisiana Coast continued under flood advisories for higher than normal tides associated with major Hurricane Michael in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Michael now a major hurricane

With the 4PM update Michael has strengthen to a major category 3 hurricane with 120 mph winds and gusts up to 150 mph. The new

Daily afternoon showers Monday-Wednesday then getting cooler

Sunday most of Acadiana got a break from the rain but as we head back to work you are going to want to have the umbrella handy again.

As Tropical Storm Michael begins to make its way into the Gulf we will start to see some tropical moisture head our way bumping rain chances up to about 30-40% Monday afternoon.

Isolated showers Sunday-Monday & Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen forms

After lots of tropical showers and storms on Saturday rain chances look to go down Sunday and Monday as winds turn more easterly.

With rain chances down around 20-30% the next couple days that means we will see more sunshine leading to another couple summer-like days with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s with heat indices in the mid to upper 90s.

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