Talk:Tropical Storm Laura (2008)

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Impacts[edit]

Did Laura's formative low pass over the Azores? Was there a bit of wind there? Plasticup T/C 21:39, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

I don't think it did. Though, there probably were some waves but I haven't found a source that states that as of yet. Cyclonebiskit (talk) 23:09, 29 September 2008 (UTC)
No waves in Bermuda. This storm isn't strong at all, so I can't imagine that it is producing waves in the Azores either. Plasticup T/C 23:31, 29 September 2008 (UTC)
I meant when it was non-tropical. Cyclonebiskit (talk) 00:46, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

Best chance for land impacts are after it becomes extratropical if the forecast holds. Some models blow this thing up over the far northern Atlantic as an extratropical storm. CrazyC83 (talk) 02:39, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

If the damn thing is wrong.. and it heads fairly south.... I'll give you a damage report in the morning of the end of the 5 day period. 86.12.213.2 (talk) 16:36, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
The forecast shows it getting extremely large, the northern diameter (NW & NE quadrants) is roughly 840 miles, the southern diameter is roughly 500 so the impact will be widespread Cyclonebiskit (talk) 17:05, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

UK Met Office have issued weather warnings for Wales and South-West England for this weekend; a heavy rain event. Given that Extratropical Laura was meant to be around here on Sunday according to forecast maps issued by the NHC earlier in the week, it might be remnants? - JVG (talk) 15:15, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

The last lat/lon location from the NRL was 56.2N 46.0W at 00Z today. That's roughly a few hundred miles due south of Greenland. Cyclonebiskit (talk) 16:02, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
It's remnants could easily have impacted Western Europe and the British Isles. I'll see what I can find. Plasticup T/C 22:13, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
The remnants are expected to arrive in the UK this weekend. Plasticup T/C 22:14, 3 October 2008 (UTC):
we got hit... some damage to a few TV transmitters and a few tiles off our roof Itfc+canes=me (talk) 12:06, 5 October 2008 (UTC)
Some localized flooding in England added to the article. –Juliancolton Tropical Cyclone 16:09, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Tropical Storm Laura (2008)/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

Update the storm history, more impact info if possible. –Juliancolton Tropical Cyclone 20:37, 2 December 2008 (UTC)
Article is now a GA, and these suggestions have been met. JamieS93 23:17, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

Last edited at 23:41, 18 February 2009 (UTC). Substituted at 09:17, 30 April 2016 (UTC)