GIC is activated to Level 3 – Enhanced Monitoring for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two. The National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories on Wednesday 10-July at 10:00 AM Central for this storm. A tropical depression is expected to form later today or Thursday and could strengthen into a hurricane approaching the Gulf Coast by the weekend. Dangerous storm surge is possible in portions of southeast Louisiana, which is currently under a storm surge watch. Additional storm surge watches may be needed later today or tonight for further areas of Louisiana and the Upper Texas coast. GIC will continue to monitor. If conditions worsen and you have requirements for imagery collection, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.