BEAUMONT, Texas — Tropical Depression 17 formed this morning about 500 miles to the south-southwest of Lake Charles, La.  The system is moving north-northeast at 16 mph.  The system is being steered by a cold front and is expected to ride along it into Acadiana overnight/Saturday Morning.

Current Surface Map
Tropical Depression 17 will move north-northeast along a cold front into Acadiana overnight/Saturday Morning.

There's excellent agreement with the spaghetti models with this system staying east of SE Texas and making a land fall in Louisiana.

Sphaghetti Models
A great consensus on the spaghetti models shows Tropical Depression 17 moving into Louisiana.