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.
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Military Aircraft to Battle Mosquitoes in South Louisiana
Air Force aircraft will begin spraying for mosquitoes across South Louisiana beginning today.
Entergy Announces Power to Storm Damaged Communities Restored
It took a little more than a month to get over 93,000 south Louisiana residents back online following Hurricane Laura.
National Weather Service Finds Hurricane Laura High Water Mark
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Louisiana has Been Impacted by Six Different Storms This Year
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Raising Canes in Louisiana and SE Texas Donating Portion of Sales Today to Disaster Recovery
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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.