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A Red Flag Warning now in effect for most of central and southeast Texas today until 7:00pm CDT. Breezy and dry condition will bring elevated to extreme fire weather conditions.
Tropical Storm Katia has now been upgraded to a Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH. Also watching the Gulf Of Mexico as disorganized thunderstorms associated with a trough of low pressure could develop into a tropical cyclone during the next day or so.
Radar image as of 6:38 PM CDT
Hurricane Irene made landfall around 11:30 UTC just west of Cape Lookout in North Carolina. The estimated intensity at landfall was 75 KT (86.4 MPH) Radar image as of 12:42 PM CDT
Radar image of Hurricane Irene as of 8:47 pm CDT
Tropical Storm Don forms over the southern Gulf of Mexico.