Hurricane Laura: Watch Live Webcams & Storm Chaser Streams as the Storm Makes Landfall

Getty Large waves as a result from Hurricane Laura crash on the beach.

Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall sometime late tonight or early in the morning, near the Texas-Louisiana border. Of course, with hurricanes, forecasts can change so it’s a good idea to watch the storm on radar if you’re in the region. Laura could be as strong as a Category 4 hurricane by the time landfall happens. Here’s a look at live streams and webcams to watch the storm as it makes landfall.

Note that because of the storm’s approach, some of these live streams might go down as the storm nears.

See Livestreams and Webcams from Areas in the Storm’s Path

First, here is a live webcam from Galveston, shared by ABC 13 Houston. The webcam is located in this region.

Galveston, Texas | 24/7 Live Beach CameraWatch the Galveston seawall live! Follow us for more great content! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

The following is a stream of Lake Charles, Louisiana live from Reed Timmer, a meteorologist.

Next is a stream from Galveston Bay at the Fishing Boats Railroad, shared by Matt Reeves.

Hurricane LAURA LIVE Storm Cam Streaming Fishing Boats Railroad Galveston Bay TexasLive Hurricane Laura stream AXIS cam with lots of action facing the Bayou Vista, Texas Low Clearance bridge. BNSF trains frequently pass by the railroad while bay fishing boats cruise the canal. Great bird watching with stunning sunsets.2020-05-13T22:09:59Z

Here’s another stream from Galveston, provided by Saltwater-Recon. (The feed is now down.)

LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Galveston, TX.LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Galveston, TX.2020-08-27T02:03:49Z

And this video from Saltwater-Recon shows Kemah, Texas.

LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Kemah, TX.LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Kemah, TX.2020-08-26T14:52:39Z


This next video is from Surfside, Texas, also provided by Saltwater-Recon.

LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Surfside, TX.LIVE Coverage of Hurricane Laura from Surfside, TX.2020-08-26T14:03:05Z

A live video from a webcam at Grand Isle Beach can be watched here.

Here’s a stream from Iowa, Louisiana. (This stream is now down.)

This next video is from the Galveston Pier, courtesy of KVUE. (This video is now down. But you can see a live radar stream from KVUE in the video below it.)

Hurricane Laura: Live look at Galveston Pier | KVUEThis is what it looks like at the Galveston Pier right now. Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall tonight to early tomorrow morning. Latest: KVUE is Austin's ABC affiliate station and has been delivering local news for Central Texans since 1971. Today it is owned by TEGNA, Inc., which reaches approximately one-third of…2020-08-26T20:58:39Z

RADAR: Hurricane Laura continues to strengthen | KVUEHurricane Laura continues to strengthen as it makes its way across the Gulf, with landfall expected overnight. For the latest updates, download the KVUE app at MORE: KVUE is Austin's ABC affiliate station and has been delivering local news for Central Texans since 1971. Today it is owned by TEGNA, Inc., which reaches…2020-08-27T05:03:24Z

A New Orleans webcam is below from CCC Live.

Live New Orleans rain from tropical storm Laura camera webcam2020-08-26T17:51:33Z

You can see a live stream from Cam Melancon near Galliano, Louisiana, outside of the protection levee, below. This is provided by Camp Melancon.

Hurricane Laura Live Stream – Camp MelanconLocated in Galliano, LA outside of the protection Levee. We have IP cameras controlled through Blue Iris for the surveillance. I'm using OBS Studio to stream it. The weather data comes from a Davis Vantage Pro2 with their Weatherlink software. The weather data can be viewed independently here: The power is provided by 14…2020-08-25T01:59:54Z

Here’s a stream from Lake Charles, Louisiana, provided by WOPC. (This stream is now down.)

WATCH LIVE: Hurricane Laura landfall from Lake Charles, LA – Live CameraWATCH LIVE: Hurricane Laura landfall from Lake Charles, LA – Live Camera. No commercial broadcast use without permission.2020-08-27T07:17:49Z

ABC 13 also has a live stream from Houston below.

Houston, Texas | 24/7 Live City CameraWatch a 24/7 live tower cam of the downtown skyline of Houston, Texas. ABC13 Houston weather forecast: Don't forget to subscribe to our channel. Follow us for more great content! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

NBC News is providing a live tracker below.

Live: Tracking Hurricane Laura | NBC NewsWatch live satellite tracking and forecasting of Hurricane Laura. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features,,, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and…2020-08-26T04:04:27Z

Here’s a stream from digiblurDIY of multiple cameras in Moss Bluff, Louisiana and Lake Charles areas. (This stream is now down.)

VideoVideo related to hurricane laura: watch live webcams & storm chaser streams as the storm makes landfall2020-08-26T15:27:42-04:00

Storm Chasers To Follow

Jeff Piotrowski, a storm chaser, is periodically live streaming from the Louisiana region. You can follow him here.

Mark Sudduth, Greg Nordstrum, Mike Farrow, and Brent Lynn are live streaming at the HurricaneTrack YouTube channel. One of their videos is below.

Hurricane Laura Landfall (2020) Part 6 – Storm Field Work – Vehicle CamMark Sudduth, Greg Nordstrum, Mike Farrow, and Brent Lynn are facing landfall of Major Hurricane Laura in Southwestern Lousiana. Follow along with them and see what happens. Mark and Mike are riding it out in Shreveport, LA. Brent and Greg will be riding it out near Orange, TX. This Part 6 of the Marco/Laura standard…2020-08-27T14:22:12Z

Storm chaser Reed Timmer is streaming off and on from his Facebook account.

Live Storm Chasers are showing streams on their website here.

Severe Studios is sharing streams here.

WXChasing has a stream below.

Laura was at 29.0 N, 93.2 W as of 10 p.m., about 75 miles south of Lake Charles, Louisiana and 75 miles southeast of Port Arthur, Texas. Maximum sustained winds are currently 150 mph, and it’s moving north-northwest or 340 degrees at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure is 939 MB or 27.73 inches.

Here’s the NOAA’s report, issued at 10 p.m. Central on August 26:

At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Laura was located near latitude 29.0 North, longitude 93.2 West. Laura is moving toward the north-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). A turn toward the north is expected by early Thursday, and a northward motion should continue through the day. A northeastward to east-northeastward motion is expected Thursday night and Friday. On the forecast track, Laura will make landfall along the southwest Louisiana coast within the next few hours and move inland within that area early Thursday. The center of Laura is forecast to move over northwestern Louisiana on Thursday, across Arkansas Thursday night, and over the mid-Mississippi Valley on Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 150 mph (240 km/h) with higher gusts. No significant change in strength is likely before landfall. Rapid weakening is expected after Laura moves inland.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km). A sustained wind of 43 mph (69 km/h) and a gust to 49 mph (80 km/h) were recently reported by a National Ocean Service station at Texas Point, Texas, at Sabine Pass. A wind gust to 58 mph (93 km/h) was recently reported at Cameron, Louisiana.

The minimum central pressure estimated from Air Force and NOAA Hurricane Hunter observations is 939 mb (27.73 inches).

READ NEXT: The latest COVID-19 deaths, cases, and updates

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x