PITTSBURGH, PA — Pittsburgh could be impacted by Hurricane Delta, a dangerous storm that made landfall early Wednesday along the Yucatan Peninsula near Puerto Morelos bringing winds estimated at 110 mph.
Caleb Cormier moves debris after Hurricane Delta moved through, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Delta hit as a Category 2 hurricane with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph) before rapidly weakening over land.
Another thing we asked ourselves was: where did Hurricane Delta make landfall in Louisiana?
Delta made landfall near Creole, Louisiana with winds of 100 mph (85 knots) and a pressure of 970 millibars (28.64 inches) at 6 PM CDT October 9 th, which was 12 miles east of where Hurricane Laura made landfall six weeks earlier.
Where Delta’s going next: The storm will continue on its path northeastward, and should reach Mississippi tomorrow and Tennessee on Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center’s track. You can follow the storm’s path here.
Delta was a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. It made two landfalls, both at category 2 intensity, on the Yucatan Peninsula and in southwestern Louisiana. Delta made landfall just east of where Hurricane Laura struck in Louisiana a little more than a month prior.
How much damage did Hurricane Delta cause?
The estimated damage total and economic loss due to Hurricane Delta in the U. Is expected to be somewhere between $4 billion and $6 billion plus an additional $1 billion of damage that occurred earlier this week in Cancun, according to Accu. Weather Founder and CEO Dr. Joel N. Myers.
What kind of Hurricane is Delta 2020?
The twenty-sixth tropical cyclone, twenty-fifth named storm, tenth hurricane, and third major hurricane of the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Delta formed from a tropical wave which was first monitored by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) on October 1. Moving westward, the tropical wave began to quickly organize.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) announced Delta is now a tropical depression with 35 mph maximum sustained winds. The storm is over western Mississippi moving northeast at 16 mph. “ Heavy rains and tropical storm force winds continue near its path ,” the NHC posted on Twitter.
Hurricane Delta made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm this evening. It’s since weakened into a Category 1 as it continues to dump rain and bring heavy winds to the US Gulf Coast. Here’s what we know now about the storm: Two hurricanes in six weeks: Hurricane Delta made landfall near Creole, Louisiana.
Where can I find more coverage of Hurricane Delta?
For more recap coverage of Delta, click here and stay tuned to Accu, and weather. Com and the Accu. Weather TV Network. The NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory satellite captured data on the intensity of precipitation as it passed over Hurricane Delta approaching the Gulf Coast on Thursday.
What is the fourth storm to hit Louisiana this year?
Where did Hurricane Laura hit in Louisiana?
The area area is still recovering from Hurricane Laura, which hit just six weeks ago. Laura, a Category 4 storm, made landfall near near Cameron, Louisiana. Flooding across the South: About 5.5 million people are under flash flood watches from Louisiana through southwest Tennessee.