Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard – Here is this mornings’ update from the NWS.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is monitoring Tropical Depression 9, which should become a tropical storm today in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The forecast track still shows a landfall on Thursday in the Big Bend region of the west coast of Florida. The only local weather affects we are seeing is tides running about a foot above normal, which will continue as long as there is a tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico. Tides will be running out this afternoon and evening, before the next high tide after midnight tonight. ...