Hurricane Watch issued for parts of Louisiana

Hurricane Watch issued for parts of Louisiana

POSTED: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 5:08am

UPDATED: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 8:37pm

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Hurricane Watch from the East of Morgan City to Indian Pass, Florida.   That included Metro New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain.

As of 10:00am, the storm has winds of 65 miles per hour and is moving Northwest at 18 miles per hour.

There has been a consistent westward movement in the Hurricane Center's path for the storm. The current track shows landfall near Biloxi,Mississippi Wednesday morning as a category 2 hurricane.    This could change as the day continues.

State Officials suggest you start preparing for Issac's possibile impact on Louisiana today. 

Stay with NBC33 News and for the latest on the storms progress.

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