KATC head meteorologist Rob Perillo is briefing us on the 4:00 update from the National Hurricane Center on Hurricane Laura. You can view his update in the video below.

Laura is currently moving NNW across the central Gulf of Mexico, and is at 24.7 N 88.3 W, about 480 miles SE of Lake Charles, LA and 510 miles SE of Galveston, Texas. Maximum sustained winds are 80 MPH. Present movement is WNW at 17 MPH. Read the entire 4:00 update here.