- “The system is expected to produce heavy rainfall and considerable flash, urban and small stream flooding beginning Friday and continuing through the weekend along the central Gulf Coast and spreading northeastward into the Southern Appalachians,” the National Hurricane Center told The Washington Post.
What to expect this weekend
Per CNN, Claudette will hit the Louisiana coastline Friday night.
- “Landfall is expected later tonight, with the center moving near or over New Orleans on Saturday morning,” said CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen.
The storm is expected to hit the following states:
There are tropical storm warnings in cities such as New Orleans, Louisiana; Mobile, Alabama; and Pensacola, Florida.