Laura likely to affect beaches, barrier islands SE Texas to Alabama

Closeup view of potential beach erosion from Hurricane Laura

Detailed Description

This Coastal Change Storm Hazard Team forecast was made at 4 a.m CDT August 25, 2020 and shows forecast beach erosion at the base of the dunes (the strip of colored bars closest to the coast), overwash (middle strip) and inundation (outer strip) from Tropical Storm Marco Note: The model accounts for sandy beaches and barrier islands and does not include marshes, forested or sea walled shorelines. Credit: USGS, Public domain.


Image Dimensions: 3452 x 1146

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Location Taken: US