Gulf Coast Hurricane Tracker

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Monday, August 04, 2008

AccuWeather Breaking Weather updates on TS Edouard

The Hurricane Center reports that at 4 p.m. CDT, Edouard was located about 135 miles south-southwest of Lafayette, La., and about 215 miles east-southeast of Galveston, Texas.

Wind speeds remain near 45 mph with higher gusts, while tropical storm-force winds extend 70 miles from the center. Edouard is moving to the west at 7 mph, but is expected to make a turn toward the west-northwest tonight. The storm is nticipated to make landfall near the Galveston-Houston area Tuesday afternoon, as early as midday.

The storm will have an impact along the Gulf Coast well before making landfall. The Severe Weather Center lists the tropical storm warnings in effect from the mouth of the Mississippi River to San Luis Pass and the hurricane watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, La to Port O'Connor, TX.

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