Tropical Storm Warning: A Tropical Storm Warning is issued when sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph or higher associated with a tropical cyclone are expected in 36 hours or less. An individual can become more engaged in NACS activities by becoming a Friend of NACS. ​​​​​. As the storm moves further inland, the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic could also see several inches of rain. People in Louisiana were preparing for the hurricane Thursday. Existing members, renew your membership to continue to access benefits and tools that your organization needs to thrive in today's competitive market place. A tourist speaks on his phone Wednesday outside a shelter after the passage of Hurricane Delta in Cancun, Mexico. The online Membership Directory is a listing of NACS Member Companies and Individuals, available only to NACS Members.​​​​​​​. In Louisiana, where evacuees are still living in shelters from Hurricane Laura, voluntary evacuations have already begun in low-lying areas. "Like, how could this be happening again?". "Tomorrow will be too late.". On Thursday, a tropical storm warning was added for the Texas coast west of San Luis Pass to Sargent, the National Hurricane Center said. CNN's Robert Shackelford, Kay Jones and Tina Burnside contributed to this report. Tate Reeves on Wednesday declared a state of emergency, urging residents to "prep for the worst.". Kerry Anderson, whose Lake Charles home was damaged by Laura, said residents are "worn out" by repairing their community while facing the threat of another major hurricane. The most significant threats Delta poses to Texas are high surf (or higher-than-normal waves), beach erosion and coastal flooding, the National Weather Service's Houston offices. ", Hurricane Delta strengthens slightly as it approaches US coast, Hurricane Delta is about to hit nearly the same spot as Laura in Louisiana, just 6 weeks later, strike the same southwest Louisiana communities, Some Louisiana residents won't have power for weeks, if not months, after Hurricane Laura, setting a record for the most there in one season. The convenience and fuel retailing industry’s premier benchmarking tool and the most comprehensive collection of data and trends. (CNN)Hurricane Delta intensified into a Category 3 storm Thursday afternoon and it may strike southwestern Louisiana with similar strength on Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The earliest the storm is expected to hit is Friday morning, he said. ALEXANDRIA, Va.—With winds of 105 mph, Hurricane Delta is moving north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, highlighting the need for c-stores in its path to once again prepare to weather yet another major storm. Listen closely to instructions from local officials. Delta will be a "large storm that will extend 140 miles from its center," with gusts reaching the Baton Rouge area, Ben Schott, the meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service station in New Orleans, said Thursday. The electronic Membership Directory is a listing of NACS Member Companies and Individuals.​​​​​​​. All of Cameron Parish -- the furthest west along Louisiana's coast -- is under a mandatory evacuation order, the sheriff's office said on Facebook Thursday. Hurricane Delta in the Gulf of Mexico at 12:41 p.m. EDT. In Texas, the governor announced the state was preparing resources so it could be ready to respond. The storm will mostly avoid states along the eastern Gulf Coast. Delta's maximum sustained winds have increased to 115 miles per hour as it moves northwest at 12 mph, still about 310 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana, the hurricane center said at 8 p.m. "You don't have any time after today to prepare for this storm," CNN meteorologist Chad Myers said. ET Thursday. "Texans in the path of this storm should continue to heed the guidance and direction of local officials, remain cautious, and remember - Turn Around, Don't Drown. Hurricane Delta's projected path is shown compared with Hurricane Laura's. In Lake Charles, where blue tarps still cover the shredded roofs of homes damaged by Laura, the mayor urged residents to evacuate by Thursday night. "This is the reality that many homeowners are facing as we prepare for Delta," Edwards said.

Greg Abbott said in a news release. Other areas under mandatory evacuation orders include residents in low-lying areas in Vermilion Parish and the town of Grand Isle.