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When will Hurricane Laura make landfall? How strong will the storm be?

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AUSTIN, Texas — As Hurricane Laura rapidly strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico, some of you may be concerned or wonder about when the storm will make landfall and how strong will it be.

According to the KVUE Storm Team, the latest models show Hurricane Laura making landfall in the late hours of Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Models are hinting of the eye making landfall after midnight Wednesday night. 

Laura's track is projected to be right along the Texas-Louisiana border.

As of Wednesday afternoon, Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane, as it spends more time over the warm waters of the Gulf.

Credit: KVUE

The National Hurricane Center said Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday afternoon in its latest discussion.

Stay with KVUE over the weekend as the KVUE Storm Team keeps a close eye on things. Find the forecast on kvue.com and download the KVUE News app in order to get updates and to check on radar: kvue.com/app. Also be sure to follow KVUE on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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