The National Hurricane Center has classified Hurricane Laura as a 'Major Hurricane' with the potential for catastrophic storm surges, extreme winds, and flash flooding. The storm is currently a Category 3 hurricane with potential to reach a Category 4 before making landfall. Not only will this directly impact South Louisiana but could potentially cause damage in North Louisiana as well. The National Weather Storm predicts Laura could reach our area as a Category 1 hurricane and cause flash flooding, tornadoes and wind damage. Check back here for all updates on the storm.
Louisiana has Been Impacted by Six Different Storms This Year
Can you name all six of the storms that prompted concerns along Louisiana's coast so far this year?
Raising Canes in Louisiana and SE Texas Donating Portion of Sales
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is hosting a fundraiser today to support communities across Louisiana and Texas impacted by Hurricane Laura. The goal is to raise at least $100,000.
FEMA Suspends Operations Today Because of Threat from Beta
The drive-thru assistance and mobile registration centers should reopen tomorrow, weather permitting.
2 More Hurricane Related Deaths Confirmed in Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed two more storm related deaths from Hurricane Laura. These latest deaths were reported in Beauregard Parish. This brings the death toll in Louisiana to 17.
Mosquito Population Explodes After Hurricane Laura
The recent heavy rains of Hurricane Laura have invigorated South Louisiana's mosquito population.
Bossier Sheriff Opens Donation Sites for Aid to Hurricane Victims
He's established three donation centers for the public to drop off various supplies to help residents in the Calcasieu Parish area
What's the Latest on Getting Power Back on in SBC?
Crews continue to work to get power back on in SBC
Mayor of Lake Charles Asks for Nationwide Donations
The city of Lake Charles received the brunt of the impact of Hurricane Laura. Now, the South Louisiana city needs our help.
Waitr Offering Free Shreveport Delivery Due to Hurricane
The waitrapp.com is also partnering with relief organizations that are focused on supporting families affected by Hurricane Laura. You can help, click here for more info.
14 Deaths Now Attributed to Hurricane Laura in Louisiana
Most of the deaths in the state have been attributed to the misuse of portable generators.