From the Spaceflight Meteorology Group:
At 7AM CDT, Hurricane Laura was located at 26.4 N 91.4 W. At 8:20 AM aircraft and satellite fix of the eye was 288 miles southeast of JSC. Laura was moving NW at 15 MPH. Maximum sustained winds were 115 MPH.
Hurricane Laura is forecast to make landfall on the upper Texas or southwest Louisiana coast shortly after midnight.
Laura does seem to be making the advertised turn to a more northerly direction. Laura is a powerful storm and the eye is expected to pass only 80 to 90 miles away so continue to monitor the track.
The next JSC Emergency Notification System advisory will be issued later this morning.
Tropical Weather Info from National Hurricane Center:
Hurricane Statement from NWS Houston/Galveston: http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=HGX&product=HLS&issuedby=HGX