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Hurricane Laura: Track and spaghetti models

Laura is entering the Gulf and is racing towards the Texas, Louisiana coastlines.
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HOUSTON — The KHOU 11 weather team and National Hurricane Center are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Laura, which became a Category 4 storm on Wednesday afternoon.

The hurricane could keep its Category 4 status at the time of landfall, which is expected late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning near the Texas-Louisiana border. There is a chance the hurricane could drop back to a Category 3 just before landfall, but either way this will be an "extremely dangerous" hurricane, warns the National Hurricane Center.

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We will continually update this page with the latest tracking information. Here are the latest images using guidance from the National Hurricane Center:

4 p.m. update | Aug. 26, 2020

Hurricane Laura cone / track

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Laura spaghetti models

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Tropical Storm Watches and Hurricane Watches

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Storm surge forecast

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Hurricane Laura stats

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Interactive Hurricane Laura tracking map