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.
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
UPDATE: 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.
UPDATED: Numbers to Call to Get Help in Lake Charles with Clean Up
Find out how you can get crews to your home to help with clean up.
President to Lake Charles Residents: “We Will Take Care of You”
Watch the President's visit to Lake Charles and his remarks to residents devastated by the storm.
Lake Charles Family of 5 Dies of Monoxide Poisoning
This is a sad reminder of how important it is to make certain that any generator has proper ventilation to prevent carbon monoxide buildup.