8/24 – Rob Knight’s “Tracking The Tropics/TS Marco” Morning Forecast

TROPICAL WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

Tropical storm Marco along the north central GOM continues to move towards the NNW. Landfall along the SE Louisiana coast is expected later this evening as a strong Tropical Storm. Effect will be felt in south Mississippi as feeder bands of heavy rain and strong gusting winds are expected through tonight. Temperatures will be cooler as rain cooled air and cloud coverage will have temperatures in the low 80s. Wind gust into the 20 and possible into the 30 mph range will be possible. Minor coastal flooding along the Hancock county coast will be possibility through tonight.

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